A 7.0-Magnitude Earthquake Just Shook Alaska

A significant earthquake just rocked Anchorage, Alaska at 12:29am est today (Nov. 30). The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) first reported that the quake had a magnitude of 6.6, but later had updated that to 7.0. The epicenter was 8 miles (13 kilometers) north of Anchorage, and a tsunami warning has been issued for the region.

A tsunami alert was made for Alaska and then was canceled at 1:59pm est, according to a tweet posted by the the U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center on Twitter.]

Locals have now shared images and video on social media that appear to show the quake and its aftereffects.

Blair Braverman, an and author and dogsled racer, shared images of traffic as people moved East following the tusnami warning.

Please join us in prayer for Alaska at this time.

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