M4.2 Earthquake Shakes Central Alaska


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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