July 10, 1998 |
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.