Strong earthquake jolts Alaska near Canada border

The Associated PressJuly 17, 2014 

— Seismologists say a strong earthquake rattled a section of Alaska and Canada's Yukon Territory.

The Alaska Earthquake Center says the 6.0 magnitude quake struck at 3:49 a.m. about 62 miles northwest of Yakutat. There are no immediate reports of damage.

The quake was felt in Yakutat, as well as Whitehorse in the Yukon. Yakutat is a Gulf of Alaska community about 45 miles southwest of the Canada border.

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