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No Tsunami Threat From Aleutians Earthquake

September 26, 2012, 2:38 PM HST
* Updated September 27, 12:58 PM
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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 that struck in the Aleutian Islands this afternoon did not generate a Pacific-wide tsunami.

The center based in Ewa Beach, Oahu said the tremor’s epicenter was the Andreanof Islands, at a depth of 25 miles.

The US Geological Survey said the earthquake occurred at 1:40 p.m., Hawaii time.


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