Earthquake Information

January 5, 2013 (08:58:19 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.5 Southeastern Alaska

A major 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck at approximately midnight local time off the west coast of southeastern Alaska.  There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.  This earthquake occurred as a result of shallow strike-slip faulting on or near the plate boundary between the Pacific and North America plates.

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