Earthquake Today in Alaska: 6.0 Quake Hits Near Noatak; Not Near Fairbanks or Anchorage

An earthquake hit today in Alaska.

The quake measured 6.0 magnitude, reported the U.S. Geological Service.

It hit at a depth of 9.4 miles.

It hit 29 miles east-northeast of Noatak, a small town of about 500 people that is primarily made up of Native Americans and has no roads in or out of it.

The quake was pretty far away from the populated areas of Alaska, hitting 444 miles west-northwest of Fairbanks, for example.


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