So sorry for another e-mail; in regard to the reported new island off the coast of Pakistan, we now have a contact for media inquiries in the U.S. Geological Survey:
William D. Barnhart
303-273-8585 or
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Please note, for media inquiries about the earthquake, please contact the USGS National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC) in Golden, Colorado:

Poster of the Southwestern Pakistan Earthquake of 24 September 2013 - Magnitude 7.7

Thanks, and enjoy the day,

Emily Wild
Librarian (Physical Scientist)
U.S. Geological Survey
Denver Library
Box 25046, MS 914
Denver Federal Center
Denver, CO 80225-0046
ph: (303) 236-1003
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