Light quake shakes area near Tanana; no damage or injuries

Posted: Thursday, November 09, 2000

PALMER (AP) -- A light earthquake shook a wide area around Tanana early Thursday, but there were no reports of any damage or injuries, the Alaska Tsunami Warning Center says.

The quake had a magnitude of 4.7, and was centered 35 miles southwest of Tanana, seismologist James Whitmore said.

The temblor occurred at 7:25 a.m.

''(There was) No damage we're aware of although it was felt strongly at Tanana,'' Whitmore said.

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