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Aftershocks follow magnitude 5.1 earthquake that hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Aftershocks continue to rattle interior Alaska after a 5.1-magnitude earthquake Saturday night.

The Fairbanks News-Miner reports (http://bit.ly/1zZjnZh) that aftershocks of 4.08 and 4.19 were felt Sunday throughout the cities of North Pole and Fairbanks.

There have been no reports of damage or injuries after the shaking.

The 5.1 earthquake hit at 7:06 p.m. Alaska Daylight Time on Saturday and had a depth of 10 miles. Residents told the newspaper that they felt shaking for about 10 seconds. The aftershocks could also be felt around the region.

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