4.2 quake shakes Interior Alaska

Associated PressApril 11, 2012 

FAIRBANKS -- An earthquake awoke residents in Interior Alaska early Wednesday.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 4.24 and was centered between Nenana and Minto. It occurred at 1:21 a.m. and was 42 miles northwest of Fairbanks, in the middle of Minto Flats.

Residents on the western side of Fairbanks felt the quake, which was strong enough to wake them up.

No damage was reported.

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