Residents in Small Alaska Town Feel Moderate Earthquake

May 26, 2020

People in Kodiak City reported early Saturday that they felt a moderate earthquake that struck the Kodiak Island region, the Alaska Earthquake Center confirmed.

The magnitude 4.4 earthquake hit at 12:52 a.m. Saturday and had an epicenter that was 58 miles south of Akhiok and 140 miles southwest of Kodiak City, which has about 6,000 residents, the center said.

The earthquake had a depth of 5 miles.

Topics Catastrophe Natural Disasters Earthquake Alaska

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