12:13 GMT13 August 2020
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    An earthquake with a reviewed magnitude of 6.2 shook west of city of Adak in Alaska on Thursday, according to the US Geological Survey.

    The earthquake was recorded at 5:53 a.m. UTC. The quake's epicentre was located 22 kilometres east of the Tanaga volcano, which is part of the Aleutian Islands system. The epicentre lay at a depth of 10 kilometres.

    No information was received regarding casualties and destruction. The tsunami threat was not announced. 

    ​The Geological Survey noted the “green level” of the earthquake threat, indicating a low probability of casualties and economic damage.

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    US Geological Survey (USGS), Alaska, Earthquake
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