Magnitude 5.8 quake shakes Anchorage, Alaska

Dec 03, 2012 -- 5:00pm

 

- ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An earthquake has knocked items off shelves in homes around Anchorage, Alaska, but there are no immediate reports of injuries. The magnitude 5.8 earthquake happened at about 4:45 p.m. Monday. The temblor was centered about 25 miles northwest of Anchorage. Guy Urban, a geophysicist at the Alaska and West Coast Tsunami Warning Center, say the quake is not expected to generate a tsunami, but it was widely felt throughout much of southcentral Alaska.

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