Earthquake near Yakutat

Posted: Thursday, May 22, 2003

PALMER (AP) A light earthquake near Yakutat was felt in Gustavus, according to Michael Burgy at the Alaska Tsunami Warning Center.

The quake, which had a magnitude of 4.9, occurred at 8:08 p.m. Wednesday evening, Burgy said.

It was centered about 70 miles southeast of Yakutat. The spot is about 25 miles inland from the Gulf of Alaska on land between Yakutat and Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

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