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Magnitude 4.7 earthquake hits near southwest Alaska island

April 06, 2019 - 8:47 PM

AIAKTALIK, Alaska - The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.7 earthquake hit an area near an island in southwest Alaska.

The agency says the earthquake struck a spot 26 miles (42 kilometres) southwest of Aiaktalik island at 7 p.m. Saturday.

The earthquake had a depth of 13 miles (21 kilometres.)

The National Weather Service says there is no tsunami risk from the earthquake.

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