Major quake hits Pacific off Alaska, tsunami warning issued

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Posted: Jun 23, 2011 11:33 PM
Major quake hits Pacific off Alaska, tsunami warning issued

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A major earthquake of 7.4 magnitude hit in the Pacific Ocean on Thursday 107 miles east of Atka, Alaska, and at a depth of about 25 miles in the Pacific Ocean, and a tsunami warning was in effect for coastal Alaska, the U.S. Geologic Survey said.

(Writing by Philip Barbara, editing by Peter Cooney)