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  6/24/2014, Sivan 26, 5774

Alaska Earthquake Prompts Tsunami Warning

A tsunami warning was issued on Monday for part of the Aleutian Islands after an earthquake struck off Alaska.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the magnitude-8.0 quake was recorded at 12:53 p.m. local time and was centered about 13 miles southeast of Little Sitkin Island.