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Thursday, 23 January 2020

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck 81 kilometres (50 miles) west of the city of Adak and 250 miles from the active Shishaldin volcano in Alaska: The 9th major quake of 2020

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An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck 81 kilometres (50 miles) west of the city of Adak and 250 miles from the active Shishaldin volcano in Alaska, according to the USGS. The powerful quake was at a depth of 10 km.

Structure Information Summary

Overall, the population in this region resides in structures that are resistant to earthquake shaking, though vulnerable structures exist. The predominant vulnerable building types are unreinforced brick masonry and reinforced masonry construction.

Today's quake is the 9th major quake of January 2020.

Major Quakes 2020

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