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Earthquake occurs near Amchitka

Posted: Thursday, August 09, 2001

AMCHITKA (AP) -- An earthquake occurred Thursday morning near Amchitka in the Aleutian Islands.

The earthquake occurred at 5:09 a.m. and had a preliminary magnitude of 5.2, according to the West Coat Alaska Tsunami Warning Center.

The quake was located 135 miles east of Amchitka, or 65 miles southwest of Adak. There were no reports of any damage.



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