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Center reports minor earthquake near Yakutat, no damage

FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says there was a minor earthquake near Yakutat.

The earthquake occurred Saturday at 5:21 p.m. and was centered 43 miles north of Yakutat, a coastal town on the Gulf of Alaska. It had a preliminary magnitude of 3.9.

The center says there were no reports of it being felt or doing any damage.


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