Update: Tsunami warning canceled in Anchorage after 7.0 earthquake
UPDATE: A Tsunami warning has now been recalled in Anchorage Alaska after 7.0 earthquake has devastated the territory.
The National Weather Service has recalled the Tsunami warning.
NWS on Twitter
“The Tsunami Warning in Alaska that accompanied this morning's M7.0 earthquake has been cancelled. #Tsunami #earthquake More information at https://t.co/pXpCFxXtaU https://t.co/5WMYeGBy3S”
The Alaska Governor Bill Walker has tweeted he is in Alaska with the states National Guard assessing damage to regional areas.
Governor Bill Walker on Twitter
“Governor Walker is with the Alaska Army National Guard right now, assessing the damage in Anchorage from this morning’s earthquake. https://t.co/nhbaGtKZfX”
Several social media accounts have already showed troubling images which show damage to roads, inside of buildings and more.
MSNBC on Twitter
“Tsunami warning issued after 7.0 earthquake near Anchorage, Alaska. Live now on @MSNBC.”
CBC News Alerts on Twitter
“Pictures of destruction caused by 7.0 earthquake in Anchorage, Alaska emerging on social media. Damage includes road collapses, cracked buildings, store shelves toppled over. Series of smaller quakes also rocking region in last hour. (Photo courtesy Josh Bierma.)”
Barbara Malmet on Twitter
“The tsunami warning has been called off in Alaska. https://t.co/WadrmDsyrw”
David Ruffini on Twitter
“About a mile from my house on Vine rd between KGB and Parks. #Alaskaearthquake #earthquake #alaska”
Clay Butcher on Twitter
“Family is safe, but that was scary! West Anchorage, Alaska #earthquake https://t.co/bVs4QlmDtg”
CNN on Twitter
“Video shows people scrambling to take cover during a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that rattled Alaska on Friday https://t.co/EosAHOHYQK https://t.co/nyTru0ELNy”
Jeremiah the Prophet 🌹 on Twitter
“Imagine driving to work this morning and huge boulders coming down in to the road. This is the turnagain arm just south of Anchorage. #alaska #earthquake”
Sherrie Snow on Twitter
“This is from Alaska’s 7.2 #earthquake today. Sent to me by a niece. @KOCOdamonlane @tornadopayne @NWSNorman #alaska”
Clint Scholtisek on Twitter
“7.2 #earthquake in Alaska busted some of the ceiling in our school #Anchorage”
MSNBC is now providing live coverage.
Twitter Moments on Twitter
“A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Anchorage, Alaska. A tsunami warning has been issued for surrounding coastal areas. https://t.co/RC23XIOEhU”
Stay tuned as Indian Country Today is currently working on coverage which it will be posting as the story continues to develop.