- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 4, 2014

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A light earthquake has been felt in Anchorage and nearby communities.

The Alaska Earthquake Center says the Tuesday evening quake had a preliminary magnitude of 4.4. The center says it was also felt in Eagle River, Wasilla, Willow and Talkeetna. There were no immediate reports of damage.

Recorded at 6:13 p.m. Alaska time, the quake was centered 22 miles north-northwest of Hatcher Pass at a depth of about 24 miles. That’s about 60 miles north-northeast of Anchorage.

KTUU-TV reports that one resident reported a swinging chandelier and pots and pans rumbling against a kitchen wall.

The Alaska Earthquake Center monitors earthquakes in Alaska. It’s a cooperative program of the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska and the U.S. Geological Survey.

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