Earthquake jolts Homer

Posted: Sunday, June 27, 2004

HOMER - An earthquake jolted Homer, Ninilchik and other parts of the Kenai Peninsula on Saturday.

The Alaska Tsunami Warning Center reported the quake occurred at 10:47 a.m. and had a preliminary magnitude of four-point-four.

It was centered about 6 miles southwest of Ninilchik.

According to the Alaska Earthquake Information Center in Fairbanks, some items were knocked off shelves in Ninilchik.

There have been no further reports of injury or damage.



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