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2 minor earthquakes noted in the Aleutians

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GOLDEN, Colo., (Reuters) — Two minor earthquakes were recorded Sunday in uninhabited areas of Alaska's Aleutian Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey reported early Monday.

According to duty geologist Bruce Presgrave, the first occurred about 3 p.m. MDT about 105 miles west-southwest of Nicolski, Alaska.

The second occurred seven minutes later in the same area. The epicenters were both in an uninhabited area.