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Magnitude 3.6 earthquake shakes Anchorage

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: June 30, 2020
  • Published June 30, 2020

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.7 shook Anchorage at 2:58 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2020. (Alaska Earthquake Center website)

An earthquake with a reviewed magnitude of 3.6 rumbled through Anchorage on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Alaska Earthquake Center.

The quake at 2:58 p.m. was centered 4 miles southwest of Anchorage at a depth of 26.4 miles, the earthquake center said.

According to a shakemap on the U.S. Geological Survey website, the quake was felt throughout the municipality and as far away as the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.

The Alaska Earthquake Center said Tuesday’s quake is an aftershock of the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that occurred on Nov. 30, 2018.

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