Earthquake Jolts Anchorage And Surrounding Area

Seismologists say an earthquake that struck in Alaska near Anchorage was widely felt in the city and other communities.

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says the 4.6 magnitude quake occurred at 7:02 a.m. Wednesday. It struck eight miles south of Anchorage.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, reports on where the earthquake was felt are coming from Anchorage, Palmer, Wasilla, Talkeetna, Kenai and other communities.

Alec Medbery with the West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center says there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.