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Earthquake shakes Yukon residents

June 27, 2001   by Canadian Underwriter

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An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter Scale shook residents of Haines Junction and Burwash Landing which are located in Destruction Bay, the southwest section of the Yukon Territory during the early hours of yesterday morning. The shaker’s epicenter was pinpointed to about 140 kilometers northwest of Haines Junction, according to the Geological Survey of Canada. No reports of damage have been made.

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