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5.7-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southern Alaska

By    |   Wednesday, 04 Jun 2014 09:42 AM

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake shook people awake Wednesday morning in a remote part of southern Alaska.

The shallow quake hit 48 miles west of Haines, Alaska, in a large natural area near Glacial Bay National Park and about six hours north of Juneau, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake occurred just before 4 a.m. and was centered about 94 miles west-northwest of Juneau.

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At KINY in Juneau, news director Lynn Campbell said there are no reports of damage or injury. He said it shook the building for about 20 seconds.

Campbell said the station received more than a dozen calls from listeners. Some said they were shaken awake. One said a humming bird feeder was sent swinging.

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