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>Date: Mon, 28 Sep 1998 11:41:01 -0400
>From: USGS Geologic Division <info(--nospam--at)>
>To: USGS Geologic Division <info(--nospam--at)>
>Subject: USGS Earthquake report
>Magnitude 6.1 earthquake near JAWA, INDONESIA
>7.97S, 112.33E  depth 153.1km  Mon Sep 28 13:34:31 1998 GMT
>An earthquake has occurred.  Following is information provided
>by the National Earthquake Information Service of the USGS.
>This information is preliminary and subject to correction.
>Time: GMT Mon Sep 28 13:34:31 1998
>     (EDT Mon Sep 28 09:34:31 1998)
>     (PDT Mon Sep 28 06:34:31 1998)
>Magnitude: 6.1, determined using its body wave characteristics
>Epicenter: 7.97S, 112.33E (JAWA, INDONESIA)
>Precision: B, where A is fine and D is coarse.
>Depth of focus: 153.1km below sea level at the epicenter.
>For a map showing this event, please consult the web page
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>Information Center at <>
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