Strong earthquake shakes Craig

Posted: Sunday, July 13, 2003

ANCHORAGE (AP) A strong earthquake rippled through the southern tip of Southeast Alaska Saturday afternoon.

The earthquake measured a preliminary magnitude of 6.1, according to the Alaska Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer.

The quake occurred at 3:02 p.m. about 60 miles southwest of Craig. It was 12 miles deep.

There were no immediate reports of major damage or injury.

But the quake caused strong shaking in Craig, breaking items like dishes, the tsunami warning center said.

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