At 12:24 pm on Wednesday, the Upper Valley got a bit of a jolt. A magnitude 5.1 earthquake, centered near the Parks Highway between Talkeetna and Cantwell, occurred at a depth of seventy-six kilometers. No damage or injuries were immediately reported.
At the KTNA studio, the ground shook for about half a minute in total. The earthquake was felt as far away as Valdez and Fairbanks.