Moderate quake shakes portions of Southcentral Alaska; no injuries

Posted: Sunday, September 03, 2000

PALMER (AP) -- A moderate earthquake shook portions of Southcentral Alaska late Thursday, but there were no reports of any damage or injuries.

The Alaska Tsunami Warning Center said the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 4.9, and was centered 65 miles northwest of Talkeetna.

The quake occurred at 10:05 p.m., and was felt at Willow, Wasilla, Palmer, Anchorage and a number of other communities around Southcentral, the center said.

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