Earthquake hits Aleutian Islands 2008-04-16 18:02:36   Print

    HONG KONG, April 16 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale hit Aleutian Islands at 02:04 p.m. local time ( 0604 GMT) on Wednesday, according to a bulletin released by the Hong Kong Observatory.

    The epicenter was initially determined to be 52.0 degrees north latitude and 179.1 degrees east longitude, about 870 km west of Unalaska Island, Alaska of the United States.

Editor: An Lu
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