6.3 earthquake hits Southcentral

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake shook Southcentral Alaska at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday night.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake information website, the epicenter was 44 miles south-southwest of Redoubt Volcano on the west side of Cook Inlet, almost due west of Anchor Point, near Pedro Bay.

On the Alaska Earthquake Center Facebook group, people as far north as Fairbanks claimed to have felt it. It was widely felt in Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley, and all across the Kenai Peninsula.

No tsunami activity is expected.

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