7.7 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Alaska

Earthquake of magnitude 7.7 occurred on Saturday near the western coast of Alaska, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of the earthquake was recorded at 102 kilometers from Craig (Craig). The earthquake lies at a depth of 9.6 kilometers.

Warning of a tsunami has not yet announced. Earthquake of magnitude 6 or greater is considered a strong and can cause major damage and loss of life, say seismologists.

Meanwhile, experts of the U.S. Geological Survey have modeled the likely consequences of the earthquake in Alaska. According to them, with a probability of 69% will be the death of not more than one person.

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