The earthquake occurred at 11:42 a.m. Thursday and had a preliminary magnitude of 3.9. It struck at a depth of about 19 miles.
The center reports the temblor was felt in Southcentral Alaska, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
The quake was centered 3 miles southwest of Meadow Lakes; 4 miles northwest of Knik-Fairview; and 4 miles southeast of Houston.
On Tuesday night, an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.8 occurred in the Cook Inlet region.
The center is a cooperative program of the University of Alaska, the U.S. Geological Survey and the state of Alaska seismologist office.