A 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck an area northeast of Anchorage on Monday morning, the United States Geological Survey said.
More than 1,000 people reported feeling the jolt of the earthquake, which was designated as mild to moderate. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, authorities said.
The earthquake, which occurred around 6:47 am local time, was felt by people in Wasilla, Valdez and Eagle River, a community about 2 miles from the epicenter, as well as on Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska’s most populated city.
According to the National Weather Service, no tsunami warnings or warnings have been issued in connection with the earthquake.