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VANUATU

08/09/08 18:52:10 UTC
Epicenter 13.49S 166.88E

  Me   7.0
Broadband Source Parameters:
 BROADBAND DEPTH:       110.0 km
 RADIATED ENERGY
  No. of sta: 14  Focal mech.  M
  Energy       8.2+2.1*10**14 Nm
 COMMENT:  Two events about 6
  seconds apart.  Depth from
  synthetics of broadband
  displacement seismograms based
  on first event.

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