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Magnitude 7.0 SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION

Monday, June 30, 2008 at 06:17:43 UTC

News Release

The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred 285 km (175 miles) ENE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands and 3780 km (2350 miles) SE of BUENOS AIRES, Argentina at 12:17 AM MDT, Jun 30, 2008 (5:17 AM local time in South Sandwich Isl). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. There have been no reports of damage.

WP 6.7 (HDRA).

Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver


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