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Magnitude-5.8 quake rattles Anchorage

An earthquake struck Anchorage, Alaska, Monday afternoon. Earthquakes are common in Alaska, which is one of the most seismically active parts of the US.

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A magnitude-5.8 earthquake struck off the coast of Alaska on Monday, close to the city of Anchorage, rattling buildings and knocking bric-a-brac from shelves, but no serious damage or injuries were reported.

The tremor, initially reported as a magnitude 5.7, struck at 4:42 p.m. (8:42 p.m. EST) 25 miles west of Anchorage, the US Geological Survey said.

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