6.7 magnitude quake hits off coast of Alaska

WASHINGTON (BestGrowthStock) – A 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Alaska on Sunday, but no widespread threat of a tsunami was seen, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The earthquake was centered 27 miles west of Nikolski in the Aleutian island chain at a depth of 21.7 miles.

“A widespread destructive tsunami threat does not exists based on historical earthquake and tsunami data,” the Center said in an email.

(Reporting by Alan Elsner)

6.7 magnitude quake hits off coast of Alaska