5.0 earthquake shakes Southcentral Alaska

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 struck Southcentral Alaska just before 6 a.m. Thursday and was widely felt in the Anchorage area.

The 5:48 a.m. quake was centered on the west side of Cook Inlet about 75 miles west of Anchorage, at a depth of about 69 miles, according to the Alaska Earthquake Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

There were no immediate reports on social media of damage.