FAIRBANKS - A pair of minor earthquakes shook the Fairbanks area early Tuesday morning.
The first quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 2.95, was centered just off Chena Hot Springs Road, according to the Alaska Earthquake Information Center. It struck at 4:38 a.m., 5 miles north of North Pole and 9 miles east of Fort Wainwright at a depth of 8 miles.
In Two Rivers, it was felt as a single strong jolt.
The second quake came at 7:58 a.m. and registered a preliminary magnitude of 2.55, according to the AEIC. It was centered in approximately the same area as the first quake.