Earthquake felt in Fairbanks, other parts of interior Alaska; No reports of damage



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FAIRBANKS, Alaska — A moderate earthquake has rattled the interior portion of Alaska, but there's been no immediate reports of damage.

The quake had a preliminary magnitude of 5.0, and was recorded at 8:30 a.m. AKDT Thursday at a depth of 11 miles. It was centered about 45 miles northwest of Fairbanks.

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says in a release the quake was "felt strongly" in several interior Alaska communities, including Fairbanks.

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