- Associated Press - Sunday, May 15, 2016

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Officials say a moderate earthquake rattled central Alaska late Saturday, but there were no reports of damage.

The Alaska Earthquake Center says the magnitude 5.4 temblor struck at 9:51 p.m. (10:51 PDT) and was centered 130 miles north of Anchorage at a depth of 83 miles.

The quake was also felt in Anchorage area.

Although temblors of magnitude 5 have the potential to cause considerable damage, officials say there were no immediate reports of any problems, including dangers of a tsunami.

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