[dropcap]A[/dropcap]n earthquake with the preliminary measurement of 5.7 magnitude occurred at 9:21 am on the western shores of Cook Inlet near Chinitna Bay according to USGS Wednesday morning.
The short shaker occurred at a depth of 90.4 miles 55 miles east of Iliamna.
The quake was felt throughout the Cook Inlet region by residents. No damage was reported.
The Tsunami Information Center released a statement stating no tsunami danger from the quake.