6.2 magnitude earthquake hits Unalaska, Alaska By Reuters


(Reuters) – A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck southern Alaska’s Unalaska, a major fishing port with 4,700 full-time residents, on Friday, the University of Alaska’s Alaska Earthquake Center said. Fairbanks.

The quake occurred at 8:17 p.m. (0517 GMT Saturday), the center said.

The United States Geological Survey (USGS), which recorded the quake at a magnitude of 6.2, said it struck 74 km (46 miles) south of Unalaska at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). ).

The US tsunami warning system said there was no tsunami warning after the quake.

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