Light earthquake strikes near Paxson

Posted: Tuesday, November 26, 2002

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- A light earthquake struck the east central region of Alaska Tuesday morning.

The quake occurred at 7:06 a.m. and had a preliminary magnitude of 4.2, the Alaska Earthquake Information Center said. It was centered 17 miles north-northeast of Paxson.

The quake was strongly felt in Paxson, but there were no reports of damage or injury.

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