Quake, aftershock shake up Alaska

Posted: Sunday, June 07, 2009

ANCHORAGE - A moderate earthquake followed by an aftershock shook up the Alaska Peninsula region.

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center said the 5.2 magnitude quake struck at 4:21 a.m. Saturday about 73 miles south of Cold Bay.

The 4.2 magnitude aftershock struck at 4:45 a.m. in the same area.

There are no immediate reports that the quakes were felt or caused damage.

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