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.
Anchorage, Alaska — 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.
"Some people in Anchorage said some things fell off the shelves," he told Reuters, adding that the center was unaware of any severe property damage or anyone being hurt.