6.8-magnitude quake hits off Alaska

It was recorded at 2224 GMT.

6.8-magnitude quake hits off Alaska

World Bulletin / News Desk

A shallow, 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit near a volcanic island chain located between Alaska and the Russian coast on Friday, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The quake hit at a depth of 10 kilometers (six miles), 199.1 kilometers (123.7 miles) northwest of Attu, the westernmost and largest of Alaska's volcanic Aleutian Islands, the seismologists said.

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