Small earthquake hits island in Alaska

Dhaka,  Tue,  26 September 2017
Published : 14 Aug 2017, 11:18:02

4.6 magnitude quake jolts Alaska's Aleutian chain

Small earthquake hits island in Alaska
A 4.6-magnitude earthquake shook the Adak Island near the far west end of the Aleutians at 3:24pm Sunday, the Alaska Earthquake centre reported.

The centre initially reported the earthquake had a magnitude of 4.2, but it is now reporting the magnitude is 4.6, according to AP.

The epicentre was 8 miles (13 kilometres) southwest of the village of Adak, which has a population of about 300. The earthquake was 48 miles (76 kilometres) deep.

The centre says there are no reports of damage.
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