A 5.0 earthquake that was centered in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve rattled southeastern Alaska on Saturday night, officials said.
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.
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.
Preliminary info on the Southeast earthquake at 8:32pm: M5.1, depth of about 1 mile, about 54 miles W of Haines, which puts it near the north end of Tarr Inlet in @GlacierBayNPS. We have felt reports from Juneau, Douglas, Haines, and Elfin Cove. https://t.co/oLYEeQW1LA— Alaska Earthquake Center (@AKearthquake) September 1, 2019
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