Monday, January 27, 2014

Small temblor recorded off the Alaska coast near Sitka

A small earthquake rattled along the Alaska Panhandle on Monday morning, as a 2.6 magnitude temblor was recorded at 11:20 this morning.

The quake, which is at the low end of the recorded magnitudes was situated 149 km WNW of Sitka, Alaska, which is 573 km NW of Prince Rupert.

No reports were received regarding the quake and no Tsunami warning was generated by the seismic event.

It is however the first noticeable seismic activity in the range of the North Coast since the New Year began.

You can review more earthquake events in the Northwest from our archive page

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