6.5 earthquake strikes Alaska's Aleutian Islands, no tsunami threat in Pacific NW

Alaska quake on Wednesday, August 15, 2016 - NOAA image

JUNEAU, Alaska – A 6.5 earthquake struck along the Aleutian Islands of Alaska on Wednesday afternoon, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said.

The earthquake was reported just before 3 p.m.

There’s no danger of a tsunami along the Pacific Northwest coastline, according to the National Weather Service of Portland.

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