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Strong quake off Aleutian Islands poses no threat to Hawaii

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An earthquake of preliminary magnitude 6.6 struck near the Aleutian Islands Monday evening, but poses no tsunami threat to Hawaii, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The temblor struck at 5:15 p.m. Hawaii time, 32 miles east of Buldir Island, Alaska at a depth of 21.7 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

No injuries were immediately reported.

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