• Kyle Sooley-Brookings

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake off Coast of Alaska


Late Wednesday evening there was an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale off the coast of Alaska.


The earthquake was centred 82.3 km west of Adak, Alaska at a depth of 10 kilometres.


There was no tsunami threat, although several aftershocks were recorded.


The earthquake was located in close proximity to Tanaga volcano in Alaska’s remote the Aleutian Islands.


Prior to this week, there were several other earthquakes located in the same general area.

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