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Tsunami warning canceled following 7.0 Alaska earthquake; damage being assessed
Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.8 rocked buildings and buckled roads Friday morning in Anchorage, prompting people to run from their offices or take cover under desks.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the first and more powerful quake was centered about 7 miles (12 kilometers) north of Anchorage, Alaska's largest city.
Officials canceled a tsunami warning for coastal areas of southern Alaska. National Tsunami Warning Center senior technician Michael Burgy said officials monitored gauges to see if any underwater landslides would generate tsunami waves. Because there were none, the warning was canceled.
Cracks could be seen in a two-story downtown Anchorage building. It was unclear whether there were injuries.
The operators of the 800-mile (1,290-kilometer) long trans-Alaska pipeline said they shut the system down as a precaution following the quakes.
Photographs posted to social media sites showed damage that included collapsed ceiling tiles at an Anchorage high school and buckled roadway pavement in places.
A car is trapped on a collapsed section of the offramp off of Minnesota Drive in Anchorage, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.8 rocked buildings and buckled roads Friday morning in Anchorage, prompting people to run from their offices or seek shelter under office desks, while a tsunami warning had some seeking higher ground. (AP Photo/Dan Joling) Dan Joling
This photo provided by David Harper shows merchandise that fell off the shelves during an earthquake at a store in Anchorage, Alaska, on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.8 rocked buildings and buckled roads Friday morning in Anchorage, prompting people to run from their offices or seek shelter under office desks, while a tsunami warning had authorities urging people to seek higher ground.
1946: Aleutian Islands, Alaska
A magnitude 8.1 earthquake obliterated a light house on Unimak Island in Alaska, killing all five workers. The resulting tsunami also killed more than 150 people and caused millions in damages. Dreamstime/TNS
1964: Prince William Sound, Alaska
The second-largest earthquake ever recorded was a magnitude 9.2 in Alaska in 1964. A 130-acre landslide decimated 75 homes, and a tsunami reached heights of 220 feet in places. Most of the 128 people who died lost their lives in the resulting tsunami. U.S. Army/MCT
The 9.2 magnitude quake that destroyed roads, liquefied ground, caused a tsunami, and killed 130 was the most powerful earthquake in recorded history. It was devastating, but also opened up profound opportunities for researchers, resulting in discoveries about plate tectonics and developments in how societies approach earthquake preparedness.