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A magnitude 4.6 earthquake has struck in southern Alaska.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake hit just after 2 a.m. local time and was centered about 48 miles (79 kilometers) northwest of Valdez and 93 miles (150 kilometers) east-northeast of Anchorage.

The survey says the quake was about 21 miles (35 kilometers) deep.

The National Tsunami Warning Center says a tsunami is not expected.

Source: AP