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4.2 earthquake briefly shakes Southcentral Alaska

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: July 5
  • Published July 5

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.2 briefly shook Southcentral Alaska, including Anchorage, just after 6 p.m. Thursday. It was centered roughly 35 miles northwest of Anchorage, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer.

Location of earthquake on Thursday evening. (USGS)

The shake was recorded at 6:07 p.m, according to the USGS.

The earthquake was felt in Anchorage.

No damage was reported.

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