2 small earthquakes hit southwest Alaska, agency says
May 6, 2019 11:56AM AKDT
CHINIAK, Alaska (AP) – The U.S. Geological Survey reports that two small earthquakes have hit southwest Alaska.
At 1:43 p.m. Sunday, a magnitude 3.4 earthquake hit a spot in the Gulf of Alaska. The agency says the earthquake had an epicenter 147.4 miles (237.8 kilometers) southeast of Chiniak, a village of about 50 people. The agency says the earthquake had a depth of 3.7 miles (6 kilometers.)
At 12:43 p.m. Sunday, a magnitude 3.0 earthquake hit the Aleutian Islands. The agency says the earthquake had an epicenter 87.6 miles (141.3 kilometers) southwest of Nikolski, a village of about 20 people. The earthquake had a depth of 21 miles (35 kilometers.)
There were no reports of damage for either earthquake.