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According to several sources like The Anchorage Daily News or the The Post Chronicle, an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.73 hit South-central Alaska at at 9:09 a.m this morning.
The information was confirmed by the Alaska Earthquake Information Center at the University of Alaska (Fairbanks).
The quake’s epicenter was 162 miles SW of Anchorage.
The quake occurred at Latitude 59.3888, Longitude -152.8107, at a depth of 62 miles. No injury nor damage were reported.
The AEIC, which monitor all seismic activities across Alaska, is reporting more than 20,000 earthquakes each year, and 20 just for today but ranking from micro (
A magnitude of 5.73 on the Richter Magnitude Scale is said Moderate, and generally does not cause damage to well-designed buildings.Read »