Sand Point Experiences Another Quake

Alexandra Gutierrez, KUCB – Unalaska

The city of Sand Point experienced another earthquake this morning. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a 5.0-magnitude aftershock jolted the community at 11 o’clock. The Sand Point police station says that no injuries or damage have been reported.

Natasha Rupert is a seismologist with the Alaska Earthquake Information Center, and she says that the tremor took place in the same spot where two stronger earthquakes hit last Thursday. She adds that Sand Point residents should expect more aftershocks in the coming days.

The epicenter of all three quakes was approximately 30 miles from Sand Point.

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