This is reported by the US Geological Survey (USGS).

It is noted that the earthquake was recorded at 05:17 UTC time (08:17 Moscow time).

The epicenter of the tremors was located south of the city of Unalaska.

The source lay at a depth of 3 km.

Information about possible casualties and destruction was not received, the threat of a tsunami was not announced.

Earlier it was reported that an earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred off the coast of Venezuela.

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