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4.4 Quake Gives Southern Alaska Early Wake-Up Call

July 24, 1988|United Press International

PALMER, Alaska — A moderate earthquake shook southern Alaska about 40 miles north of Anchorage Friday, waking up residents but causing no major damage, officials said.

A spokesman for the Alaska Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer said the 12:52 a.m. quake registered 4.4 on the open-ended Richter scale.

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