From Discover Magazine: “Magnitude 7 Earthquakes Hits Near Anchorage”


From Discover Magazine

November 30, 2018
Erik Klemetti

Shake map for the M7 earthquake that struck near Anchorage on November 30, 2018. USGS.

Earlier today a M7 earthquake struck only 13 kilometers from Anchorage, Alaska. The earthquake was relatively deep, located ~40 kilometers beneath the surface. However, the city of Anchorage has experienced damage from the shaking. Anchorage airport has seen disruptions as the control tower was evacuated (and is apparently running out of a truck right now).

More importantly, a tsunami warning was declared for the coast of Alaska, so people are trying to evacuate the area. However, a Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

See the full article here .


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