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A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck Alaska's Aleutian Islands (AP)

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck Alaska's Aleutian Islands (AP)

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck Alaska's Aleutian Islands (AP)

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck Alaska's Aleutian Islands, but no tsunami warning was issued.

According to the US Geological Survey, the quake was centred 604 miles south west of Anchorage on the eastern part of the Aleutian Islands. It had a depth of 26.7 miles.

Sand Point police officer Nate Taylor said no damage was reported in his town, one of the closest communities to the epicentre.

The quake was felt as far as Cold Bay, about 25 miles north west of King Cove.

The US Geological Survey said a few items on shelves reportedly toppled or fell, but it received no reports of the quake causing damage.

PA


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