‘Violent’ 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Anchorage

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck just north of Anchorage, Alaska, Friday morning, crumpling roadways and damaging buildings in Alaska's most populous city. It's not yet clear if anyone was injured, but police have said that there was "major infrastructure damage."

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Connecticut State Police
In this photo provided by Jonathan M. Lettow, people walk along Vine Road after an earthquake, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, in Wasilla, Alaska.
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Leigh Boone
These photos, provided by Leigh Boone, show damage to a home in West Anchorage after the earthquake, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018.
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Dan Joling/AP
Items from two shelves that came unbolted from a wall are strewn across the floor of the stockroom of Anchorage True Value Hardware following the earthquake, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. Store owner Tim Craig says no one was injured in the store, but hundreds of items hit the floor from shelves. He says off-duty staffers as well as customers offered to help clean up.
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An employee walks past a damaged aisle at Anchorage True Value hardware store after the earthquake, Friday morning, Nov. 30, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska.
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David Harper via AP
This photo, provided by David Harper, shows merchandise that fell off the shelves during the earthquake at a store in Anchorage, Alaska, on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018.
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Workers inspect an off-ramp that collapsed during the earthquake, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska.
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Dennis Keeling, of Instant Services, measures for a broken window at an auto parts store after the earthquake, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska.
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