Small earthquake hits island in Alaska’s Aleutian chain
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 4.6 earthquake has hit an island in Alaska’s Aleutians chain.
The Alaska Earthquake Center reports that the earthquake struck 3:24 p.m. Sunday Alaska time on Adak Island near the far west end of the Aleutians.
The center initially reported the earthquake had a magnitude of 4.2, but it is now reporting the magnitude is 4.6. The epicenter was 8 miles (13 kilometers) southwest of the village of Adak, which has a population of about 300.
The earthquake was 48 miles (76 kilometers) deep.
The center says there are no reports of damage.
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