Alaska: Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes off coast

U.S. Tsunami Warning Center said there was no tsunami threat

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 struck early Monday off the coast of Alaska. 

The epicenter was about 71 miles east of the village of Chignik, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The depth was reported at 29 miles deep. 

There was no tsunami threat, according to the U.S. Tsunami Warning Center.