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Officials say a moderate earthquake was widely felt as it rumbled beneath the Anchorage area, but there were no immediate reports of damage

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Officials say a moderate earthquake was widely felt as it rumbled beneath the Anchorage area, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

The Alaska Earthquake Center says the magnitude-4.8 temblor struck at 7:05 p.m. Sunday and was centered about 70 miles northwest of Anchorage.

The center says that the quake was widely felt in the Anchorage area, but it had no immediate reports of any damage.

Scores of respondents in Anchorage and surrounding communities reported feeling the quake on the U.S. Geological Survey website.

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