Strong Earthquake Shakes Alaska, No Tsunami Warning

April 3, 2016 8:54 AM

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Strong Earthquake Shakes Alaska, No Tsunami Warning

Washington, United States: A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook a lightly populated remote region of southwestern Alaska late Friday, the US Geological Survey that monitors quakes worldwide reported.

The quake struck at 0550 GMT Saturday (9:50 pm Friday) on the Aleutian arc some 654 kilometers (406 miles) southwest of Anchorage, and 100 kilometers (62 miles) northeast of Chignik Lake, Alaska.

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