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News Release

Magnitude 6.8 SOUTHEASTERN ALASKA
2004 June 28 09:49:47 UTC

Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver

The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: A strong earthquake occurred about 55 miles west southwest of Craig or about 225 miles south of Juneau at 3:49 AM MDT, Jun 28, 2004 (1:49 AM ADT in Alaska). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. The earthquake was felt throughout southeastern Alaska. There have been no reports of damage.

Felt (V) at Craig, Klawock and Metlakatla; (IV) at Hyder, Ketchikan, Petersburg and Sitka; (III) at Juneau and Wrangell. Felt throughout the Queen Charlotte Islands and in northern British Columbia at Kitimat, Prince Rupert, Stewart and Terrace.

 


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