• Earthquake measuring 5.0 rattles southeastern Alaska

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    A 5.0  earthquake that was centered in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve rattled southeastern Alaska on Saturday night, officials said.

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    According to the Alaska Earthquake Center, the earthquake began at 8:32 p.m. and could be felt from Sitka to Whitehorse, the capital of the Yukon teriitory in Canada, the Anchorage Daily News reported.

    According to the Tsunami Warning Center, there is no tsunami danger, KTOO reported.

    Two days ago, a 3.8 magnitude earthquake struck the area, according to the Alaska Earthquake Center data. Residents of Juneau, Haines, Skagway and Klukwan said they felt the effects of the quake, the Daily News reported.

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