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Strong earthquake shakes Alaska, no tsunami warning

A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook a lightly populated remote region of southeastern Alaska late Friday, the US Geological Survey that monitors quakes worldwide reported.

Magnitude-6.2 earthquake hits off Alaska's Aleutian Islands

A magnitude-6.2 earthquake has struck off Alaska's sparsely populated Aleutian Islands. The U.S. Geological Survey says the temblor hit just after 7 a.M. Alaska time and was centered 58 miles (93 kilometers) southeast of Atka.