Moderate quake jolts Sand Point

Posted: Thursday, December 13, 2001

PALMER (AP) -- A moderate earthquake jolted Sand Point on Thursday.

The quake had a magnitude of 5.0 and was centered 35 miles southwest of Sand Point. It occurred a few minutes before noon.

While the quake was felt sharply in Sand Point, there were no reports of damage or injuries, said Paul Whitmore of the Alaska Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer.

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