SMALL EARTHQUAKE HITS ISLAND IN ALASKA'S ALEUTIAN CHAIN

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - A magnitude 4.2 Earthquake has hit an Island in Alaska's Aleutians chain. The Alaska Earthquake Center reports that the earthquake struck 3:24 p.m. Sunday Alaska time on Adak Island near the far west end of the Aleutians. The epicenter was 8 miles (13 kilometers) southwest of ...

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