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Earthquake hits part of Alaska's Aleutian Islands chain

Posted August 29

A magnitude 4.0 earthquake has hit part of the Alaska's Aleutian Islands chain.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake hit at 6:39 p.m. about 35.6 miles (57.4 kilometers) from Unmak, one of the Fox Islands. Unmak is about 890 miles (1442 kilometers) southwest of Anchorage.

The earthquake had a depth of 15 feet (25 kilometers.)

There were no reports of injuries or damage.


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