Tags: US | Alaska | Earthquake

Earthquake Shakes Southern Alaska; No Damage

The U.S. Geological Survey says a preliminary magnitude 4.8 earthquake has shaken Anchorage and other communities in southern Alaska, but no damage has been reported.

The earthquake was recorded at 1:48 a.m. local time Saturday. The USGS National Earthquake Information Center in Golden, Colo., says it was most strongly felt in the Valdez area.

The quake was centered about 100 miles east-northeast of Anchorage and 25 miles south of Nelchina. It was about 20 miles deep.

© Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

1Like our page
2Share
US
The U.S. Geological Survey says a preliminary magnitude 4.8 earthquake has shaken Anchorage and other communities in southern Alaska, but no damage has been reported.The earthquake was recorded at 1:48 a.m. local time Saturday. The USGS National Earthquake Information...
US,Alaska,Earthquake
 

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved