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June 24, 2011 (03:09:40 UTC)

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Magnitude 7.2 Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

A major 7.2 earthquake occurred near the Fox Islands, Alaska.  This earthquake occurred on the Aleutian subduction zone where the Pacific Plate subducts beneath the North American Plate.

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