Quake shakes Adak, Atka

Posted: Thursday, February 01, 2001

PALMER (AP) -- A moderate earthquake jolted the mid-Aleutians Thursday morning, but there were no reports of any damage or injuries.

The Alaska Tsunami Warning Center said the quake, which occurred at 9:20 a.m., had a preliminary magnitude of 5.8.

It was centered about 45 miles southwest of Adak.

The quake was felt sharply in Adak and in the village of Atka, which is about 145 miles northeast of the epicenter.

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