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Earthquake Update

August 29, 2007

The US Geological Survey say it was magnitude 4.3, approx 6 miles below ground with the epicentre about 10 miles from us. The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre originally stated 4.1 magnitude but have downgraded that to a 3.5. They put the epicentre less than 5 miles from us.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/Quakes/us2007gpbw.php
http://www.emsc-csem.org/index.php?page=current&sub=detail&id=54334#

Earthquake maps, generally, seem to make for scary reading! Click on the thumbnail for a larger map showing local activity.

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