Quake jolts residents across Alaska

In Americas, Earthquakes & Tsunamis, News Headlines

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center located a earthquake early Saturday morning at about 4 o’clock. The quake had a preliminary magnitude of 5.4 and was located at a depth of 53 miles.

It was centered 40 miles southwest of Cantwell, 42 miles northeast of Talkeetna and 71 miles southwest of Healy.

The quake was large enough to jolt people awake across central and southcentral Alaska. It was felt by residents in Anchorage, Eagle River, Palmer, Talkeetna, Healy, Denali Park and Cantwell as well as other locations. No reports of damage have been received.

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