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Magnitude 7.2 KEPULAUAN TALAUD, INDONESIA

Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 17:34:50 UTC

News Release

The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred about 285 km (175 miles) SSE of General Santos, Mindanao, Philippines or about 315 km (195 miles) NNE of Manado, Sulawesi, Indonesia at 10:34 AM MST, Feb 11, 2009 (Feb 12 at 1:34 AM local time in Indonesia). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. No reports of damage or casualties have been received at this time; however, this earthquake may have caused damage due to its location and size.

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


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