AN earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 has been repoted 31km southeast of Cantwell, Alaska.
It was felt near an anti-ballistic missile launch site Fort Greely which is located in the central side of the state.
According to Alaska Earthquake Center, the tremor was felt widely in central Alaska.
NWS Anchorage tweeted: "Felt it here at the office as subtle shaking for about 10 seconds. 5.7 magnitude 17 miles SE of Cantwell at a depth of almost 50 miles!"
The fort near the earthquake was built to test and launch anti ballistic missiles.
It is located in a field close to the Richardson Highway and the weather in the area is "perfect" for the Cold Regions Test Center, according to Military Bases.
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