Small Quake Confirmed Near Alaska’s Largest City

August 22, 2017

A small earthquake hit the Cook Inlet region of Alaska near Anchorage, the state’s biggest city.

The Alaska Earthquake Center says the magnitude 2.8 earthquake struck at 9 a.m. Sunday a spot about 13 miles southwest of Anchorage.

The earthquake had a depth of 19 miles.

The center says several residents in Anchorage reported feeling the earthquake.

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