A minor earthquake was felt throughout Alaska’s Cook Inlet region last week, and officials confirmed it was an aftershock of a more powerful earthquake that struck the Anchorage area 19 months ago.
The Alaska Earthquake Center said the magnitude 3.6 earthquake struck shortly before 3 p.m. on Tuesday. It was centered 4 miles southwest of Anchorage and was recorded at a depth of about 26 miles.
The center said the earthquake was felt in the Anchorage area and in the northern suburbs in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.
Officials said this is an aftershock from the magnitude 7.1 quake that caused widespread damage in November 2018.
- Officials Say Regulation Standards Factor in Alaska Quake Damage
- Alaska Getting $36M Federal Grant for Earthquake Recovery
- Earthquake Repairs at Alaska Schools Could Top $150M
Was this article valuable?
Here are more articles you may enjoy.