An earthquake of magnitude 7.0 occurred on Friday, November 30, in the U.S. state of Alaska. About it reports Fox News.
The epicenter of the earthquake was located 13 kilometres from the largest town in the state of anchorage at a depth of about 40 kilometers. After a very strong push at 08:29 local time (20:29 Moscow time) the center for the earthquakes in Alaska recorded about 40 aftershocks (Repeated seismic shock at the intensity — approx. Tape.PY).
As a result of natural disasters damaged houses and roads, some areas were left without electricity. In particular, the badly damaged road to the airport of anchorage on Alaska receives the most food. According to Republicans of Donald young, the victims of the earthquake at the moment.
The state’s Governor bill Walker announced on his Twitter account on the introduction of state of emergency. According to him, the authorities have estimated the damage caused by elements.
The strongest earthquake in Alaska magnitude of 9.2 occurred in 1964. In the zone of destruction were all the settlements in the Bay area of Prince William. The total economic damage from the disaster amounted to $ 50 million.
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