A magnitude 6.2 earthquake was reported Wednesday at 8:53 p.m. Alaska time 13 miles from the Tanaga volcano in Alaska's remote Aleutian Islands, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The volcano was 2.7 miles deep. No volcanic activity has been associated with the quake. Tanaga volcano is 1,239 miles southwest of Anchorage in the middle of the Aleutian chain. The closest community is on Adak, 50 miles to the east.
In the last 10 days, there have been four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.