M4.2 Earthquake Shakes Central Alaska

September 14, 2017

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake has hit central Alaska, the Alaska Earthquake Center has confirmed.

According to the center, the earthquake struck at 11:32 p.m. on Tuesday and its epicenter was 39 miles north of the town of Talkeetna, which has 876 residents.

The earthquake had a depth of about 45 miles.

The center says residents of the region felt the earthquake, but there are no reports of damage.

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