A magnitude 5.4 earthquake shook the Kenai Peninsula and other parts of Southcentral Alaska early Sunday morning.
The quake, which occurred at 7:06 a.m., was centered about 13 miles west of Homer, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, in the waters near where Cook Inlet and Kachemak Bay meet.
It occurred at a depth of 40.6 miles, based on information from the Alaska Earthquake Center, and was felt widely throughout the Kenai and as far away as Anchorage and the Mat-Su.
No tsunami was expected, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center.
Tsunami Info Stmt: M5.3 015mi W Homer, Alaska 0706AKDT Mar 19: Tsunami NOT expected— NWS Tsunami Alerts (@NWS_NTWC) March 19, 2023