Moderate earthquake jolts Talkeetna

Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2002

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- A moderate earthquake struck near Talkeetna Wednesday evening and was strongly felt in the town.

The quake occurred at 5:06 p.m. and had a preliminary magnitude of 4.4, according to the Alaska Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer. It was centered 10 miles east of Talkeetna and was 4 miles deep, the tsunami warning center said.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

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