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4.6 magnitude quake jolts Alaska's Aleutian chain

| Updated: October 24, 2017 17:04:48

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Small earthquake hits island in Alaska

A 4.6-magnitude earthquake shook the Adak Island near the far west end of the Aleutians at 3:24pm Sunday, the Alaska Earthquake centre reported.


The centre initially reported the earthquake had a magnitude of 4.2, but it is now reporting the magnitude is 4.6, according to AP.


The epicentre was 8 miles (13 kilometres) southwest of the village of Adak, which has a population of about 300. The earthquake was 48 miles (76 kilometres) deep.


The centre says there are no reports of damage.

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