The quake hit just before 11 nm. local time from an epicenter under the Talkeetna Mountains in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Volgens die Amerikaanse. Geological Survey (USGS). The temblor originated at a depth of 27 myl.
The epicenter was about 45 miles south of Chickaloon and 55 miles north of Sutton, according to the USGS and Alaska Earthquake Center.
Residents felt the quake from as far south as Homer to Fairbanks in the north – about a 580-mile range, die Anchorage Daily News berig. Many residents felt the earth rumble 100 miles away in Anchorage.
Alaskans who felt the earthquake described it as “a long rumble” met 'n “big jolt in the middle” that sent objects flying off shelves, het die koerant berig. Another resident said the rumblings lasted for more than a minute and “grew in magnitude in waves.”
There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.