A 6.4 earthquake hits Alaska. The Seismologists department say a strong earthquake has jolted Alaska’s sparsely populated western Aleutian islands.
The earthquake Information Center says the quake was felt in the communities of Adak and Atka, more than 1,000 miles from Anchorage.
Even though there are no immediate reports of injury or damage from Wednesday’s earthquake. Its magnitude was initially reported as 6.9 but officials later revised that to 6.4.
The Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer, Alaska, says there is no expectation that the quake will create a damaging tsunami.