An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the coast of Alaska

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Pensacola, fl

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale struck the coast of the US state of Alaska, with no damage or injuries.

According to the American Geological Survey, the tremor occurred at 8:35 am local time, 219 km south of Sand Point, at a depth of ten km from the surface of the earth.

The state government website states that Alaska is experiencing an average of one tremor measuring between seven and eight degrees every year since 1900, indicating that the state is more vulnerable to tremors than any other region in the United States.

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