Monday, April 07, 2008

ANCHORAGE: Earthquakes shake up remote Aleutian Islands

Several earthquakes have jolted sections of Alaska’s remote Aleutian Islands. Three light quakes struck early Sunday morning. A moderate earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 occurred late Saturday night in the Rat Islands region of the Aleutians.
The Alaska Earthquake Information Center said the Sunday quakes ranged in magnitudes between 4.2 and 4.7. There were no immediate reports that any of the quakes were felt or caused any damage.