Sunday, May 26, 2013

Southeast Alaska receives a Sunday evening jolt

Southeast Alaska felt the shimmy of a 4.5 magnitude earthquake on Sunday evening, the temblor rattling along the Alaskan coast fault line west of Wrangell/Craig Alaska.

The first report of the quake was received at 8:50 PM British Columbia Time.

There were no accounts of damage received from the seismic event and No Tsunami Warning was generated from it.

The region of Alaska affected by Sunday's event is located 320 kilometres WNW of Prince Rupert

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