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M7.0 Earthquake Strikes Near Anchorage, Alaska

30 Nov 2018, 10:47 am

A powerful earthquake rocked Anchorage, Alaska and surrounding communities Friday, November 30. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck just seven miles north of Anchorage at 8:29am on Friday morning, at a depth of about 27 miles.

[View the latest shake map – Did you feel it? See who did feel it]


Local news and officials report damage around Anchorage and surrounding communities, including  damage to roads and highways.

A tsunami warning was issued by the U.S. Tsunami Warning Center shortly following the earthquake and aftershocks for the Cook Inlet.

The warning was cancelled around 10am local time. Here is the alert when it was issued.