4.7 Quake Hits Near SW Alaska Island

4.7 Quake Hits Near SW Alaska Island

AIAKTALIK, Alaska (AP) -- The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.7 earthquake hit an area near an island in southwest Alaska.

The agency says the earthquake struck a spot 26 miles (42 kilometers) southwest of Aiaktalik island at 7 p.m. Saturday.

The earthquake had a depth of 13 miles (21 kilometers.)

The National Weather Service says there is no tsunami risk from the earthquake.

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