Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred in Alaska

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred on Saturday night near the Aleutian Islands in Alaska, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website.

The epicenter of tremors recorded at 10:37 on Friday (22:37 MSK), located at 97 km north-west of the village of St. Nicholas, the largest settlement on the island of Umnak and 1591 km south-east of the Russian city of Anadyr.

The earthquake lies at a depth of 13.1 kilometers.

Umnak Island is the third largest of the Aleutian Islands. The population of the island is a few dozen people.

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