Strongest-ever earthquake rattles Northern Alaska

Updated:1 month, 1 week ago IST

New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitudes on the Richter scale struck a remote part of Alaska on August 12, the US Geographical Survey confirmed. No causalities or damages have been reported as yet. It happened after the earthquake hit the country's North Slope. It was the strongest earthquake ever recorded in the region, with the previous most powerful quake being recorded in 1995 at magnitude 5.2. According to USGS data and the earthquake centre, several strong aftershocks were also felt following the quake.

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