Magnitude 6.8 earthquake reported off the coast of Alaska

Several aftershocks were reported, no threat of a tsunami

FOX ISLAND, Alaska - A powerful earthquake was reported off the coast of Alaska early Tuesday morning.

The magnitude 6.8 earthquake was reported around 1:35 a.m. local time about 71 km (44 miles) east-southeast of Nikolski, Alaska, at a depth of about 22 km (13 miles).

Many people in the region reported feeling the earthquake, but there have been no reports of damage or injuries so far.

Several aftershocks have also been felt in the region.

Forecasters with the National Tsunami Warning Center in Alaska and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii said there was no tsunami threat from this earthquake.