Earthquake hits near village in Alaska's peninsula region

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A small earthquake has struck the peninsula region of Alaska.

    The Alaska Earthquake Center says the magnitude 4.3 earthquake hit at 11:22 a.m. Saturday about 93 miles (148 kilometers) southeast of the town of Chignik, a village of about 80 on the Alaskan peninsula. The earthquake had a depth of about 23 miles (37 kilometers).

    There are no reports of damage from the earthquake.


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