Moderate earthquake shakes Talkeetna

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.

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