4.9 earthquake felt throughout Southcentral Thursday night

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ANCHORAGE (KTUU) The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 4.9 earthquake hit about 30 miles South of Redoubt Volcano Thursday night. It was initially estimated to be a 5.0 shaker but was later downgraded.

According to the USGS, the Cook Inlet quake hit at 10:06 p.m. and was felt all throughout South central.

The National Weather Service tweeted there is no Tsunami warning for any part of the state that felt the quake.

Earthquakes in Alaska weren’t the only ones rattling parts of the world Thursday evening. According to Reuters, an earthquake of magnitude 6.2 hit the Philippines Northern island of Luzon at 9:28 p.m. Alaska time and was felt in the capital Manila, shaking buildings and forcing the evacuation of offices and schools.

There were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries in the quake, which the USGS earlier measured at 6.6.

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