The quake hit just before 11 下午. local time from an epicenter under the Talkeetna Mountains in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, 根据 我们. Geological Survey (USGS). The temblor originated at a depth of 27 英里.
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, 的 安克雷奇每日新闻 已报告. Many residents felt the earth rumble 100 miles away in Anchorage.
Alaskans who felt the earthquake described it as “a long rumble” 与 “big jolt in the middle” that sent objects flying off shelves, 该论文报道. 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.