June 23, 2014 (20:53:09 UTC)
Magnitude 7.9 Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska
A major magnitude 7.9 earthquake occurred in a remote area of the volcanic Aleutian Islands. The epicenter was located 19 km (11 miles) ESE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska, while the depth was 108 km below Earth’s surface.
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