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An extremely large 8.0 quake followed by two aftershocks, 6.0 and 5.9 struck the Aleutian Islands, triggering a localized tsunami warning on Monday, June 23rd, 2014 (USGS)

Powerful Aftershocks Strike Following 7.9 Magnitude Alaska Earthquake

A massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake Monday in the Aleutian Islands was quickly followed by smaller 5.9 and 6.0 quakes closer to land.

06/23/2014

A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck near British Columbia's Vancouver Island Wednesday night. (CBS)

Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake Hits Near Vancouver Island

A magnitude 6.6 quake was recorded Wednesday night in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia’s Vancouver Island, the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Earthquake Information Center said.

04/23/2014

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Live Like A Castaway On Your Own Deserted Island

Think you’ve got what it takes to make it on a deserted island? Find out for sure by booking a real-life “castaway experience” and really get away on your next vacation.

01/10/2014

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Officials Say Ellison Has No Big Changes Planned For Lanai

Billionaire Larry Ellison isn’t planning any radical changes for the Hawaiian island he has agreed to buy, a Hawaii state lawmaker said Thursday.

06/21/2012

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7 Rescued From Tomales Bay Sandbar After Boat Capsizes

Seven people were rescued by helicopter from an island in Tomales Bay near the Point Reyes National Seashore after one of their boats capsized, according to authorities.

CBS San Francisco–05/23/2011