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News Release

Magnitude 6.8 RAT ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA
Tuesday, June 14, 2005 at 17:10:16 UTC

Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver

The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: A strong earthquake occurred IN THE RAT ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA about 2175 km (1350 miles) west southwest of Anchorage, Alaska at 11:10 AM MDT, Jun 14, 2005 (8:10 AM AHDT in Aleutian Islands). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. There have been no reports of damage.

Felt (V) on Adak.

 


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