Earthquake shakes Southeast Alaska, no tsunami danger

(Graphic courtesy Alaska Earthquake Center)

A 5.0 magnitude earthquake rattled Southeast Alaska residents late Saturday evening.

There is no tsunami danger from this earthquake, according to the Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer.

The earthquake struck just after 8:30 p.m. about 100 miles northwest of Juneau, in a remote corner of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, according to the Alaska Earthquake Center.

A 3.8 magnitude earthquake struck nearby two days ago, according to the Alaska Earthquake Center data.

Residents of Juneau, Haines, Skagway and Klukwan reported feeling the quake.

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