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Earthquake: 6.3 quake strikes near Adak, Alaska

A map of earthquake epicenter
A map showing the epicenter of the magnitude 6.3 earthquake

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake was reported Saturday afternoon at 4:54 p.m. 65 miles from Adak, Alaska, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

No tsunami warning was issued.

In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.6 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.

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Find out what to do before, and during, an earthquake near you by reading our five-step earthquake preparedness guide.

This story was automatically generated by Quakebot, a computer application that monitors the latest earthquakes detected by the USGS. A Times editor reviewed the post before it was published. If you’re interested in learning more about the system, visit our list of frequently asked questions.


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