5.7 magnitude earthquake strikes near Sitka

Approximate location of the 5.8 magnitude quake (USGS)
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ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - A magnitude 5.7 earthquake hit about 165 miles west of Sitka around 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, according to preliminary information from the US Geological Service.

The quake was at a depth of 13 miles.

No tsunami warnings have been issued.

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