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article imageAlaska rocked by strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake, 2 aftershocks

By Andrew Moran     Sep 3, 2010 in World
Anchorage - It has been reported that a strong 6.3-magnitude rocked the Aleutian Islands in the State of Alaska. Two aftershocks have also been reported with a magnitude size of 3. There haven’t been any immediate reports of significant damages.
The State of Alaska has once again been rocked by a strong earthquake. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the Adreanof Islands in the Aleutian Islands was struck by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake. It was originally measured at 6.5-magnitude before being downgraded.
Two aftershocks have been reported measuring 3.0-magnitude and 3.6-magnitude.
The earthquake was located 30 miles (45 km) east of Adak and 1,180 miles (1,905 km) southwest of the state capital, Anchorage. The temblor’s depth was measured at 31.6 miles (50.8 km).
There have been no immediate reports of injuries, fatalities or significant damages.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not issue a tsunami alert.
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