Magnitude 6.9 - WEST OF MACQUARIE ISLAND
2007 January 30 04:54:50 UTC
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|Depth||10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program|
|Region||WEST OF MACQUARIE ISLAND|
|Distances||840 km (520 miles) W of Macquarie Island, Australia|
1905 km (1180 miles) S of MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia
2190 km (1360 miles) S of CANBERRA, A.C.T., Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 12.9 km (8.0 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=142, Nph=142, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=1.38 sec, Gp= 47°,|
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
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The following is a revised REPEAT revised release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: A strong earthquake occurred 855 km (530 miles) W of Macquarie Island, Australia. 1905 km (1180 miles) S of MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia at 10:54 PM MDT, Jan 29, 2007 (Jan 30 at 2:54 PM local time in Epicentral Area). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. This earthquake is located in a remote area and no damage or casualties are expected.
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