USGS: 2 Small Earthquakes Hit Southwest Alaska

May 7, 2019

Two small earthquakes have hit southwest Alaska, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed.

At 1:43 p.m. Sunday, a magnitude 3.4 earthquake hit a spot in the Gulf of Alaska. The agency says the earthquake had an epicenter 147.4 miles southeast of Chiniak, a village of about 50 people. The agency says the earthquake had a depth of 3.7 miles.

At 12:43 p.m. Sunday, a magnitude 3.0 earthquake hit the Aleutian Islands. The agency says the earthquake had an epicenter 87.6 miles southwest of Nikolski, a village of about 20 people. The earthquake had a depth of 21 miles.

There were no reports of damage for either earthquake.

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