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Major earthquake hits off Alaska`s Aleutian Islands

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 13:00

A magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck deep under the ocean floor near Alaska`s Aleutian Islands, triggering shaking felt over vast distances and setting off a small tsunami, the National Tsunami Warning Center said.

Major quake strikes off Alaska; local tsunami warning

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 04:44

An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Alaska, the US Geological Survey has said, generating a local tsunami warning.

Strong quake hits Alaska, tsunami warning lifted

Last Updated: Friday, September 02, 2011, 21:56

The epicentre was some 1,000 miles from the state`s largest city Anchorage, USGS added.

Strong earthquake shakes Alaska island region

Last Updated: Sunday, July 18, 2010, 15:53

A powerful earthquake shook a remote Aleutian Island region of Alaska late Saturday, but there were no reports of damage or injury and no threat of a tsunami, officials said.