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Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes Alaska Peninsula – EMSC


Oct 11 (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck the Alaska Peninsula region on Monday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said.

The U.S. Tsunami Warning System said there was no tsunami warning after the quake.

The quake, which was upgraded from a preliminary magnitude of 6.5, was at a depth of 51 km (31.68 miles), EMSC said.

There were no immediate reports of any injuries or damages from the earthquake.

Reporting by Aishwarya Nair in Bengaluru, Editing by Timothy Heritage

Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.



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