Aftershock reported near Paxson

Posted: Sunday, November 17, 2002

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- Another aftershock was reported early Sunday from the big earthquake that shook Alaska earlier this month.

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center said the temblor, with a magnitude of 4.2, occurred at 12:22 a.m. It was centered 20 miles northeast of Paxson.

There were no reports of any damage or injuries.

Officials with the earthquake information center said the quake was an aftershock from the powerful magnitude 7.9 quake that occurred along the Denali fault Nov. 3.

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