South Kenai Peninsula Quake Generates No Damage, No Tsunami

Kenai Peninsula quake location. Image-USGS
Kenai Peninsula quake location. Image-USGS

The southern tip of the Kenai experienced a moderate earthquake at 1:23 pm on Tuesday, the earthquake generated no tsunami warnings and no damage was reported.

The 4.4 quake occurred at a depth of 39 miles beneath the surface 30 miles south of Homer and was felt throughout the Kenai Peninsula.

While the Tsunami Center in Palmer released a statement on the event, they reported no danger from the incident.

The quake occurred along the easternmost section of the Aleutian Arc, an area prone to frequent shakes.