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4.1 magnitude earthquake rumbles Southcentral Alaska

  • Author: Tess Williams
  • Updated: December 15, 2019
  • Published December 15, 2019

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck Southcentral Alaska at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, according to the Alaska Earthquake Center.

The earthquake was centered 22 miles northwest of Anchorage and had a 40 mile depth, the center reported. The quake was initially reported as a 4.2 magnitude, then downgraded.

A tsunami is not expected to follow the earthquake, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center.

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