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Alaska earthquake: 7.1-magnitude quake strikes off Alaska

Alaska earthquake: A 7.1-magnitude quake struck Friday in the Aleutian Islands off Alaska, prompting a tsunami warning.

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Friday in the Aleutian Islands off Alaska, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, prompting a tsunami warning for a portion of Alaska's coast.

The warning was posted for coastal areas from Unimak Pass, 80 miles northeast of Dutch Harbor, to Amchitka Pass, 125 miles west of Adak.

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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said it did not see a threat of a widespread destructive tsunami from the quake, which was centered in the Pacific Ocean, 107 miles southeast of Atka, Alaska.

The quake, which struck at 10:55 GMT, was 22.1 miles deep, the USGS said.

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