5.0 Quake Shakes Remote Alaska Area


An earthquake shook the sparsely populated Alaskan Peninsula on Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no early reports of casualties, a spokeswoman for the survey said.

She said the quake was a magnitude 5.0, according to monitors at the National Earthquake Information Center. The center in Golden is an arm of the federal Geological Survey.

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