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No tsunami from moderate quakes in Aleutians

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 7:54 p.m. HST, Apr 21, 2013

A smattering of small to mid-sized earthquakes in Alaska over the last several hours have generated no tsunami watch or advisory.

At 6:40 p.m., Hawaii time, a 5.5-magnitude quake struck 175 miles southwest of Adak in the Aleutians.

About 6:30 p.m. Hawaii time, a 5.1-magnitude quake occurred about 56 miles south of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.

At 3:48 a.m., a magnitude 5.7 quake struck 16 miles south-southwest of Tanaga Volcano in the far western Aleutians.

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