Residents feel earthquake near Alaska's largest city

August 20, 2017 10:25 PM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — 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 (21 kilometers) southwest of Anchorage. The earthquake had a depth of 19 miles (31 kilometers.)

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


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