Strong earthquake rattles Alaska, Yukon

The Associated Press
July 17, 2014 07:58 AM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Seismologists say a strong earthquake rattled a section of Alaska and Canada's Yukon Territory.

The Alaska Earthquake Center says the 6.0 magnitude quake struck at 3:49 a.m. about 100 kilometres northwest of Yakutat. There are no immediate reports of damage.

The quake was felt in Yakutat, as well as Whitehorse in the Yukon. Yakutat is a Gulf of Alaska community about 72 kilometres southwest of the Canada border.


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