The earthquakes rocked Anchorage, Alaska's largest city, causing damage to homes and businesses and triggering a tsunami warning, which was cancelled later on.
The activists, who filed a lawsuit against the Alaska Department of Corrections, claim that Muslim inmates received insufficient rations and that some of that which they received, contained pork.
Suspect is identified as an Iraq war veteran who has been taken into custody by security forces.
US Geological Survey says lightly populated remote region of southwestern Alaska shaken by 6.2 magnitude earthquake, but tsunami is not expected
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