5.0M Quake That Hit Alaska Was Aftershock, Experts Say

January 2, 2019

A 5.0 magnitude earthquake has rattled Alaska residents on New Year’s Eve but no damage or injuries were reported.

The Alaska Earthquake Center confirmed the quake occurred Monday around 6 p.m. in the Cook Inlet region.

It was widely felt in Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Valley.

The center says the quake is an aftershock of a magnitude 7.0 Anchorage earthquake that struck on Nov. 30.


Topics Alaska

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