A sizeable temblor shook Southcentral Alaska on Monday evening.

After review, the Alaska Earthquake Center said the earthquake as a magnitude 5.2. It happened just after 5 p.m. 48 miles northwest of Anchorage and was about 43 miles deep.

 
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The center said the earthquake was not an aftershock. It is the largest quake to shake the area since December 2018.

The U.S. Geological Survey listed the quake's preliminary magnitude, according to automatic sensors, as 5.1, changing it to 5.4 before updating it to 5.2 after review.

Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect the change in the earthquake's magnitude after review.

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