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4.6 earthquake in Alaska Range felt strongly in Mat-Su, Anchorage

A 4.6-magnitude earthquake centered north of Talkeetna was felt widely in Southcentral Alaska just before midnight Wednesday.

The quake shook a wide swath of Southcentral including Talkeetna, Skwentna, Palmer, Chugiak and Anchorage.

According to the Alaska Earthquake Center, the quake occurred at 11:53 p.m. Wednesday with an epicenter in the Alaska Range about 50 miles north of Talkeetna at a depth of 64 miles.

The center wrote that no damage from the quake had been reported.