Earthquake rattles Cantwell

Posted: Sunday, August 30, 2009

ANCHORAGE - An earthquake has rattled residents of Cantwell about 100 miles south of Fairbanks.

The epicenter of the quake at 1:42 p.m. Friday was 20 miles east-northeast of Cantwell, a community of nearly 200 that's 28 miles south of Denali National Park.

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center said the estimated magnitude 4.0 quake was about 6 miles deep.

The center said it received no reports of damage.

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