- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 was felt widely throughout Alaska on Wednesday, but officials had no immediate reports of damage.

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says in a release that the quake happened just before 12:30 p.m. in the central region of Alaska. It was centered about 55 miles southwest of Denali Park, the little tourist town near the entrance to Denali National Park and Preserve. The temblor was located at a depth of about 48 miles.

The quake was felt in Anchorage, throughout southcentral Alaska and farther north, in interior Alaska.


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