Residents feel light Kodiak Island quake

Posted: Tuesday, February 23, 2010

OLD HARBOR - A light earthquake has been felt by some residents on Alaska's Kodiak Island.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 4.6. It occurred about 2:30 p.m. Monday.

It was located about 22 miles south of Old Harbor, and was recorded at a depth of 12 miles.

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center said there were no immediate reports of damage. However, some residents in Old Harbor, Akhoik and Kodiak, which was 75 miles from the epicenter, reported feeling it.

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