A large earthquake struck off Alaska on Monday morning, but it was not strong enough to generate a tsunami threat for Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. The quake, which measured at an initial magnitude of 6.6, was located
near the Adak, in the Aleutian Islands, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake was downgraded to a magnitude of 6.4. The quake struck around 7 a.m. Hawaii time. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. READ MORE
4 earthquakes hit Alaska in less than 48 hours –
The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 3.8 earthquake hit the central part of the state on Sunday — the fourth to hit Alaska over the weekend. The center says the earthquake had an epicenter 27 miles north of Pleasant Valley, a town of about 700 residents at 9:09 p.m. local time.
The earthquake had a depth of 6.8 miles.There were no reports of injuries or damage. Earlier Sunday, a magnitude 3.6 earthquake hit the Cook Inlet region at 11:58 a.m. near Tyonek, a town of about 200 residents. The earthquake had a depth of about 6 miles. READ MORE