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SEAQUAKE OFF BROOME.

SEISMOLOGIST'S OPINION

United Press Association—By Electric Tele-.

graph—Copyright. \ . (Received 20th August, 1 p.m.)

PEKTH, This Day. i KefeiTiug to the earthquake a$ ' Broome on. Saturday, the Government; Astronomer, Mr. Curlowis, said that it was evident that a severe dislocation in.the ocean floor occurred about 400 miles west of North-west Cape. The seismograph boom swung over six inches* which is a very large displacement. It: was the most severe earthquake reported within, a 1000 miles of Perth. lit 1906 a similar seaquake jarred the steamer Omrah throughout her wholef length when she vwas 400 miles from' North-west Cape.

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SEAQUAKE OFF BROOME., Evening Post, Volume CVIII, Issue 44, 20 August 1929

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SEAQUAKE OFF BROOME. Evening Post, Volume CVIII, Issue 44, 20 August 1929

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