Light earthquake jolts Alaska's largest citySeptember 10, 2013 @ 6:48 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A light earthquake in Alaska has jolted the state's largest city.
The West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center reports that the quake centered 15 miles northeast of Anchorage has a preliminary magnitude of 4.1.
The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says the temblor was felt widely in the greater Anchorage area, but there are no immediate reports of damage. The center gives the quake a preliminary magnitude of 4.0.
The quake also was felt in the town of Palmer to the north.
The quake occurred at shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday and was at a depth of 20 miles.
Tsunami warning center geophysicist Guy Urban says no tsunami warning will be issued.
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