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Magnitude 6.6 ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS., ALASKA

Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at 05:54:19 UTC

News Release

The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred 70 km (40 miles) W of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska, 75 km (45 miles) N of Amatignak Island, Alaska, 2055 km (1270 miles) WSW of Anchorage, Alaska at 10:54 PM MST, Apr 15, 2008 (7:54 PM AHST in Aleutian Islands). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. This earthquake is located in a remote area and no damage or casualties are expected.

Felt at Adak.

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


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