Magnitude 7.0 - SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION
2008 June 30 06:17:43 UTC
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|Depth||10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program|
|Region||SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION|
|Distances||275 km (170 miles) ENE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands|
355 km (220 miles) ESE of Visokoi Island, South Sandwich Islands
3765 km (2340 miles) SE of BUENOS AIRES, Argentina
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 9 km (5.6 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=249, Nph=249, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=1.36 sec, Gp= 25°,|
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
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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.
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