Earthquakes occur in Central Yukon and Southern Alaska

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      A shallow earthquake occurred Central Yukon yesterday while a deep-earth quake struck southwest of Anchorage, Alaska, today.

      It hit at 2:18 p.m. Whitehorse time (1: 18 p.m. Vancouver time) on February 10.

      Earthquakes Canada measured it as 4.9-magnitude while the U.S. Geological Survey recorded it as 4.2-magnitude.

      At a depth of seven kilometres (four miles), the epicentre was positioned 289 kilometres (179 miles) northwest of Dawson City, Yukon; and 467 kilometres (290 miles) north of Whitehorse, Yukon.

      Earthquakes Canada stated that no damage was reported.

      U.S. Geological Survey

      Meanwhile, a deep 4.0-magnitude quake struck southern at 12:08 p.m. in the Kodiak Island region of Southern Alaska today (February 11).

      The epicentre, at a depth of 76 kilometres (47 miles), was located 69 kilometres (43 miles) northwest of Aleneva, Alaska; 354 kilometres (219 miles) southwest of Anchorage; and 374 kilometres (232 miles) southwest of Eagle River, Alaska.

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