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The Observatory apologizes for an incorrect description in an earthquake press release issued on 19 November
(20 November 2010)

 
     
 

The Hong Kong Observatory recorded a magnitude 2.8 earthquake on the Richter scale at 2:42 p.m. on Friday 19 November 2010.  A typographical error was made in the earthquake press release issued at 3:16 p.m. that day describing it as an "intense earthquake".  It was subsequently corrected to "minor earthquake" in the press releases issued at 3:59 p.m. and 5:52 p.m.  The Observatory apologizes for any inconvenience caused by the above error.

 
     

Last revision date: <21 Dec 2012>