6.4 earthquake in the Aleutian Islands



Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, September 15 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred in the Pacific Ocean near the Aleutian Islands (U.S.), told RIA Novosti on Thursday, a representative of the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service RAS.

The epicenter was registered at 22.10 MSK medium, located at 27 kilometers from the island of Attu in the depths of 61.7 kilometers under the seabed.

Residents of Kamchatka, far from the island by 690 miles, do not feel the tremors. The threat of a tsunami has not been announced.

Atta — the westernmost and largest island of the archipelago of the Near Islands Aleutian Islands. Attu is the westernmost point of Alaska and across the United States.

Source: RIA Novosti

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