6.6-Magnitude tremors were felt in Alaska: USGS

Washington: A 6.6-magnitude earthquake was felt in Alaska, US. However, no tsunami alert has been issued. According to the US Geological Survey USGS, the center of the earthquake was at a depth of 111.8 kilometers, 60 kilometers east of Buldir Island in the Aleutian Islands, where approximately 8,000 people live.

USGS said, most of the area’s population lives in earthquake-resistant houses. However, weak structures are also present here. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has not issued any warning at the moment. The USGS said that there is less chance of casualties or more damage.

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