Light quake shakes Kodiak

Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2001

KODIAK (AP) -- A light earthquake rattled Kodiak early Wednesday night. It was the third quake of the day.

The Alaska Tsunami Warning Center said the quake had a magnitude of 4.8 and was centered about 20 miles south of the city of Kodiak.

There were no injuries or damage from the quake.

A stronger earthquake, with a magnitude of 6.9, shook Kodiak at about 7 a.m. and was followed by a 5.0 aftershock about four hours later. Both the early quakes were centered about 70 miles southwest of Kodiak.

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