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No tsunami from 6.0 quake in Aleutians

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 06:33 a.m. HST, Oct 31, 2011



A magnitude 6.0 earthquake was detected 90 miles southwest of Amchitka, Alaska, in the Aleutian Islands around 9:15 p.m. Hawaii time Sunday.

Given the magnitude of the quake, no Pacific-wide tsunami is expected to be generated, according to the West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center.






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