USGS Says M4.6 Quake Struck Southern Alaska

December 3, 2015

A magnitude 4.6 earthquake has struck in southern Alaska.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake hit just after 2 a.m. local time on Wednesday and was centered about 48 miles northwest of Valdez and 93 miles east-northeast of Anchorage.

earthquakeThe survey says the quake was about 21 miles (35 kilometers) deep.

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