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No tsunami from moderate quakes in Aleutians

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 07:54 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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cojef wrote:
Been having a seires of quakes in the "rim of fire" area, the big China quake ,over 180 dead, the Mexican, the Chilean, now this Alaskan. Wonder if the next will really be big one?
on April 22,2013 | 07:36AM
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