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    Magnitude 5.0 Earthquake Hits Alaska - Earthquake Center

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    5.0 magnitude earthquake rattled Southeast Alaska, according to the Alaska Earthquake Center.

    The epicenter of the earthquake was 43 miles west of Klukwan, a village of around 100 people. The earthquake had a depth of less than a mile.

    No tsunami warning has been issued so far. 

    ​According to social media accounts, the earthquake was felt in Whitehorse, the capital of the Yukon.

    There were no reports of major damage.


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