Magnitude 5.4 quake strikes near Anchorage, Alaska: USGS

Magnitude 5.4 quake strikes near Anchorage, Alaska: USGS

(Reuters) - A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck near Anchorage, Alaska, on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

The quake was 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Point MacKenzie and 25 miles deep.

A powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck near Anchorage, a city of 300,000 people, in November, buckling roads, disrupting phone service and causing minor damage.

(Reporting by Lisa Shumaker in Chicago; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)

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Updated Date: Jan 14, 2019 00:06:20 IST

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