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Strong Quake Is Felt for Hundreds of Miles

July 29, 2001|From Times Wire Reports

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Alaska and jolted residents of Anchorage and Kodiak and other cities for hundreds of miles, but no damages or injuries were reported.

The quake was centered about 70 miles east of King Salmon on the Alaska Peninsula, or about 245 miles southwest of Anchorage, said Guy Urban of the West Coast Alaska Tsunami Warning Center.

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