Light earthquake shakes southcentral

Posted: Thursday, February 17, 2005

ANCHORAGE (AP) — A light earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 rattled southcentral Alaska on Wednesday, the Alaska Earthquake Information Center said.

The quake was widely felt in the region and followed by a 3.6 magnitude aftershock six minutes later, the center said.

The initial earthquake was recorded at 9:35 a.m. and centered eight miles north-northeast of Anchorage, the center said.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.



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