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NO MAJOR DAMAGE FROM ALASKAN QUAKE

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A strong earthquake rumbled through south-central Alaska Friday, tossing dishes from shelves and pictures off walls but causing no reported injuries, a seismologist said.

The quake was centered 50 miles west of Kodiak, 280 miles southwest of Anchorage, and was felt strongly in the Kodiak Island cities of Kodiak, Lawson Bay and Old Harbor, said George Carte of the Alaska Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer outside of Anchorage.He said minor damage was reported but there was no major structural damage.