Quake strikes near Attu Island

Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2001

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- A strong earthquake struck near the western end of the Aleutian Islands early Tuesday morning.

The Alaska Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer said the quake occurred at 1:43 a.m. It had a magnitude of 5.7 and was located 130 miles northwest of Attu Island.

The quake was seven miles deep.

There were no immediate reports of injury or damage.

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