Monday, April 29, 2013

Southeast Alaska shimmies with a 3.8 magnitude quake

The earth rumbled across Southeast Alaska on Monday, with a 3.8 magnitude earthquake reported at 1:19 PM Prince Rupert time, 59 km East of Wrangell, Alaska.

Wrangell is 241 km Northwest of Prince Rupert, no damage has been reported and no tsunami warning generated by Monday's event.

The estimated depth of Monday's quake was 10 km (6.2 miles)

You can review more from the USGS website

You can find more background on recent earthquakes in the Northwest, from our archives

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