Mat-Su

Magnitude 4.1 earthquake shakes Mat-Su, Anchorage

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A magnitude 4.1 earthquake shook Southcentral Alaska on Tuesday afternoon.

An initial report from the U.S. Geological Survey said the quake, which occurred at 4:36 p.m., was centered about 13 miles northwest of Wasilla. It was about 23.2 miles deep, according to the Alaska Earthquake Center.

There were no initial reports of damage. No tsunami was expected, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center.

According to the Alaska Earthquake Center, the temblor was felt in areas including Wasilla, Anchorage and Chugiak.

It came less than a week after a slightly stronger magnitude 4.9 earthquake struck near Point MacKenzie across Cook Inlet from Anchorage, also rattling the region.

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