M5.8 Earthquake Strikes Near Western Alaska

March 3, 2020

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake near Adak, the westernmost municipality in the United States, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed.

The earthquake struck 12:37 p.m. on Sunday at a spot 144.9 miles west of Adak, a town of about 330 people, the agency said.

It had a depth of 18 miles.

There are no initial reports of damage.

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