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Sunday, 24 November 2019

The 2nd major quake in the last 24 hours rocks Adak, Alaska: The powerful magnitude 6.3 is the 15th major quake of a busy November and the 129th of 2019

USGS

A powerful, shallow magnitude 6.3 struck last night, 85km ESE of Adak, Alaska, no tsunami warning has been issued. It is the second major quake to strike the Pacific Ring Of Fire in the last 24 hours and the 2nd major quake to strike this region in the last 4 days after a magnitude 6.3 rocked Ozernovskiy, Russia which is roughly 800 miles west of Adak, Alaska.

Last night's quake is the 15th major quake (M 6 or higher) of a busy November and the 129th of 2019. At the same date last year, 118 major quakes had occurred, in 2017, 99, 2016, 124 and 2015, 131. 

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