7.1 magnitude quake strikes off Alaska-USGS
WASHINGTON, Sept 2
WASHINGTON, Sept 2 (Reuters) - A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck on Friday in the Aleutian Islands off Alaska at a shallow 6.2 mile (10 km) depth, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said it did not see a threat of a widespread destructive tsunami from the quake, which was centered southeast of Atka, Alaska.
(Washington World Desk)
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