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Magnitude 6.0 earthquake hits northwest of Prince Rupert

Another earthquake hit the north pacific last night.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck 100 kilometres west of Craig, Alaska, and 316 kilometres west-northwest of Prince Rupert. The quake hit at 12:53 a.m. on Jan. 30 at a depth of 9.7 kilometres.

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