The United States (US) rocked by a huge 6.5 magnitude earthquake off coast

Rocking the United States (US) is an earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale.

It struck the Alaska Peninsula on Monday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

However, The earthquake struck 114km east of the city of Chignik and was a depth of 75km according to the EMSC.

There is no issuance of a tsunami warning after it struck.

Meteorologist Matthew Cappucci reported that the quake appeared to be an aftershock of an 8.2 earthquake

that happened on July 29.

He said that aftershocks can last for months as well as being strong.

No issuance of tsunami threat due to the mainly horizontal slip motion, he added.

Furthermore, Back in July, the strongest earthquake in 50 years hit the United States (US). The epicenter struck off the coast of Alaska, causing tremors that were felt throughout the state and setting tsunami alarms blaring.

The tsunami warning lasted nearly two hours and was in place as far south as Hawaii, with officials as far away as New Zealand assessing the potential threat

The recording of the issuance of the tsunami warning afterward when the tremor was off the coast of Perryville, meaning the two quakes were around 38 miles apart.

Residents in coastal areas are being urged to flee to higher ground after the first earthquake in July.

By Taiyelolu A

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