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Monday, August 10, 2009 at 04:06:31 UTC

News Release

The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred about 100 km (65 miles) SSE of Lata, Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Isl. or 710 km (440 miles) ESE of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands at 10:06 PM MDT, Aug 9, 2009 (Aug 10 at 3:06 PM local time in Santa Cruz Islands). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. There have been no reports of damage at this time.

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

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