Last Updated: Monday, May 8, 2017

M 3.8 earthquake felt in Fairbanks, Alaska today


May 8, 2017: Magnitude 3.8 light earthquake has been recorded in Alaska with epicenter located 59 km NNE of Badger and 60 NE of Fairbanks.

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake's epicenter was located at a shallow depth of 9 km.

Weak tremor of MMI III has been reported by the people of Fort Wainwright, North Pole and Fairbanks.

No preliminary damage or injuries have been reported.