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July 10, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
A strong, rolling earthquake rocked Anchorage and a wide area of southern and interior Alaska, sending people scurrying into the streets. There were no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries. The quake was measured at a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 and was centered 125 miles southwest of Anchorage. It was felt in Anchorage, Kodiak, Fairbanks, Palmer and Cordova, shaking an area about 225 miles by 500 miles.
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March 23, 1996 | Associated Press
A strong earthquake rattled the Aleutian Islands on Thursday evening, but no damage or injuries were reported, the Alaska Tsunami Warning Center said. The 6.7-magnitude quake was centered 210 miles southwest of the town of Adak.
NEWS
November 1, 1989 | DONNA K. H. WALTERS and PATRICK LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Miriam Hilscher was knocked to the floor by a violent, unseen force and couldn't get up. She had no way of knowing whether her daughter and husband, in other parts of the house, were safe. Not until the rolling and shaking stopped 4 1/2 minutes later. The Hilschers all survived the gigantic, 8.5-magnitude earthquake that ripped through Alaska in 1964. One hundred and thirty-one others didn't.
NEWS
March 10, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Redoubt Volcano blew its top again shortly after a moderate earthquake rocked a wide area of Alaska and geologists said the two events might be related. Redoubt's latest eruption sent an ash plume 35,000 feet high blowing toward the sparsely populated mountainous region to the northwest, the Alaska Volcano Observatory said. Geologists said the eruption from the 10,197-foot mountain 110 miles southwest of Anchorage appeared to shoot less ash into the sky than in previous eruptions.
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October 1, 1988 | Associated Press
An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale rattled dishes and shook light fixtures across Alaska's most populated area, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, officials said. The temblor Thursday was centered 50 miles west of Anchorage.
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