'Monster' earthquakes shake Anchorage, wobbling buildings and collapsing highways

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#1 Edited by qx0d (246 posts) -

https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/2018/11/30/large-earthquake-strikes-southcentral-alaska/

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2018/11/strange-earthquake-waves-rippled-around-world-earth-geology/

A 7.0 earthquake jolted Anchorage and the rest of Southcentral Alaska on Friday morning, cracking and collapsing roads and highways, damaging buildings, knocking out power and sending people scrambling outside and under furniture. The shaking left many homes a mess and aftershocks continued through the evening.

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#2 Posted by JustPlainLucas (79126 posts) -

Wow, they had a 9.2 in 1964! That is insane!

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#3 Posted by Rockman999 (7351 posts) -

Thoughts and prayers for the two reindeer, a moose and three bears affected by this.

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#4 Posted by JustPlainLucas (79126 posts) -
@Rockman999 said:

Thoughts and prayers for the two reindeer, a moose and three bears affected by this.

Save your thoughts and prayers! We want anti-earthquake legislation NOW!

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#5 Posted by mrbojangles25 (43094 posts) -

Good thing there aren't any buildings taller than two stories in Alaska...

nah I kid. Hope everyone is doing OK. 7.0 is no joke.