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No Tsunami Expected from M5.7 Cook Inlet Quake

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This afternoon's 5.7 earthquake was located to the west of Mt. Iliamna.

Quake originated just west of Mt. Iliamna.

No tsunami is expected after a strong 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Iliamna, just west of Cook Inlet. The quake, which was widely felt on the Kenai Peninsula, occurred at a depth of 89 miles, and was centered behind Mount Iliamna.

Jay Barrett, KBBI's new News Director should be a familiar voice to our listeners. He's been contributing to Kenai Peninsula news for the last three years out of KDLL Kenai, and was the voice of The Alaska Fisheries Report from KMXT for 12 years. Jay worked for KBBI about 20 years ago as the Central Peninsula Reporter at KDLL.