The earthquakes rocked Anchorage, Alaska's largest city, causing damage to homes and businesses and triggering a tsunami warning, which was cancelled later on.
Officials say cracks near the Puna Geothermal Company are active and producing lava that slowly flows into the property near Kilauea volcano – one of the most active volcanoes in the world.
Sichuan's government says around 250 were injured in the quake, and tens of thousands of tourists evacuated. A second temblor hit Xinjiang province hours later, injuring at least 32.
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