Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes Alaska – USGS


Washington (Reuters) – A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck about 71 km (44 miles) east-southeast of Nikolski, Alaska early on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The magnitude of the earthquake was revised up from an earlier 6.7estimate and was at a depth of 22.3 km, the USGS said.

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