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Residents of Anchorage, nearby towns feel small earthquake

TYONEK, Alaska (AP) – The Alaska Earthquake Center says residents of Anchorage, Kenai, Sterling and Soldotna felt a small earthquake that struck the region Sunday morning. The center says the magnitude 3.5 earthquake hit at 7:15 a.m. and was centered in a spot 9 miles (15 km) southwest of Tyonek, a village of about 170 people, and 48 miles (78 km) west of Anchorage. The earthquake had a depth of 38 miles (61 km).


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