Magnitude 6.7 Earthquake in the Aleutian Archipelago during the night.











The epicenter was 400 miles southwest of  Anchorage, Alaska, and 20 miles down in the Earth.  It struck around Midnight Pacific time.  No tsunami is expected at this time.  For more see the link from  The map is from the USGS via Earthsky.

This earthquake is a ring of fire event, and may very well be related to the volcano eruption in Japan the day before.  (see the previous post below this post.)

About Richard Rollo

I am a retired Community College Instructor. I taught Political Science 1 American Government for 22 years in Southern California. I am originally from Northern Minnesota. My earliest years were spent in the living quarters of a rural Duluth Winnipeg & Pacific Railway Depot. Then my family joined the great 1950's migration to Southern California where I joined up with fellow baby boomers in overcrowded schools.
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