A very powerful mag 6.9 quake has rocked Chignik, Alaska this morning. The major quake was fairly deep, no tsunami warning has been issued. The quake comes after another major quake, a mag 6.2 struck Hawaii yesterday and is the 5th major quake, (mag 6 or higher) of October 2021.
Today's major quake brings this year's total to date to 121. At the same time last year 99 major quakes had been recorded and in 2019, 110. 2018 had 96 and 2017, just 81.