6 magnitude natural disaster rocks Anchorage, tsunami warning issued for southern Alaska

6 magnitude natural disaster rocks Anchorage, tsunami warning issued for southern Alaska

6 magnitude natural disaster rocks Anchorage, tsunami warning issued for southern Alaska

Previously, the Alaska porazilo natural disaster, with a capacity of 7.0.According to the anchorage police through the strong tremors in the city were destroyed many administrative buildings and houses.

There's a good reason for that.

The quake was centered about eight miles north of Anchorage, according to the US Geological Survey. "You just never know when". Many homes and buildings are damaged.

‎ Trump declared a state of emergency in Alaska, releasing federal aid.‎. The railroad will use heavy equipment to fix the damage before it can resume train traffic between Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska's two largest cities.

The city is keeping a tally of costs associated with the quake, but did not yet have an estimate, said Municipal Manager Bill Falsey.

The 7.0 magnitude natural disaster struck just outside of Anchorage, Alaska Friday; prompting United States officials to issue a tsunami warning for specific parts of the region and urged residents to head inland.

People ran from their offices and into the streets or took cover under desks as the ground shook for about 30 seconds.

"These numbers can change by the minute, people can be expected to feel aftershocks for some time", Baldwin told CNN. Then came a series of smaller quakes. Because there were none, they canceled the warning.

President Donald Trump declared a federal emergency, ordering U.S. government assistance in the quake response and authorizing the Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate all disaster relief efforts, the White House said.

There have been no reports of deaths or serious injuries.

The pipeline through Alaska had also been closed as a precaution but returned to service after seven hours as inspections revealed no damage to the facilities. The event started at about 8:30 a.m., with multiple aftershocks following. "It's dark. And we're not sure what the power situation is", she said. Its closest section is 120 miles (193 kilometers) from the epicenter of the seismic activity.

Aftershocks Saturday continued to fray nerves. "All non-essential personnel should go ‎home", it said in a tweet.‎. "I kept waking up". The overpass by worldwide and Minnesota Drive has partially collapsed.

The magnitude-7.0 quake sent residents scurrying for cover when it hit about 8:30 a.m. Friday local time.

Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz said the extent of damage was "relatively small" considering the scale of Friday's quake. "I just keep thinking about how long our house was shaking and about how many aftershocks there were and how it just keeps coming and coming and coming", said Flannery.

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