Magnitude 8.0 Earthquake Strikes near Alaska

Washington, June 24 (QNA) – A strong earthquake measuring 8.0 on the Richter scale struck last night near US Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, prompting a tsunami warning.

The quake struck 23 km southeast of Little Sitkin Island at a depth of 114 km, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

There were no initial reports of quake damage. (QNA)

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