A 5.4 magnitude earthquake shook the Kenai Peninsula and other parts of Southcentral Alaska early Sunday morning.
The impact of the tremors was centered about 13 miles west of Homer, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake took place at 7:06 am in the waters near where Cook Inlet and Kachemak Bay meet.
According to the Alaska Earthquake Center, it occurred at a depth of 40.6 miles and was felt widely throughout the Kenai and as far away as Anchorage and the Mat-Su.
Tsunami Info Stmt: M5.3 015mi W Homer, Alaska 0706AKDT Mar 19: Tsunami NOT expected
— NWS Tsunami Alerts (@NWS_NTWC) March 19, 2023
The National Tsunami Warning Center stated that no tsunami was expected.