Small earthquake rattles Alaska’s largest city, no damage


ANCHORAGE, Alaska  (NewsNation Now) — A small earthquake hit Alaska’s major population center Thursday but there were no immediate reports of damage.

The 4.0 magnitude quake shook Anchorage and nearby communities, including Wasilla about 50 miles north in a neighboring borough.

The temblor was located at a depth of 11 miles.

The Alaska Earthquake Center says the quake was centered about 13 miles southeast of Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson, located just north of downtown Anchorage.

The National Tsunami Warning Center said there was no tsunami created by the earthquake.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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