Genealogical Earthquake Hits Down Under

The following item was just posted on the Gladstone Observer website.

Hmmm… What I difference a few little letters can make…

A 5.4 magnitude quake has hit near Bowen Queensland, and was felt from Airlie beach, down to Townsville.

Just eighteen minutes later, a 5.2 magnitude quake hit Christchurch in New Zealand.

According to the The US genealogical survey, the first earthquake struck 124km southeast of Townsville at 3:31pm today, April 16, and is the biggest to have hit Queensland in a number of years.

To read more, see the April 16, 2011 edition of the Gladstone Observer.

Let’s see how long it takes them to update and correct it. [grin]

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