ANCHORAGE – The largest city of Alaska, Anchorage, is hit by an earthquake. That had a strength of 6.7. The epicentre was 12 miles north of Anchorage, on a large depth.
A plane at the airport of Anchorage.
The authorities have taken the precaution of a tsunamiwaarschuwing issued for the coastal areas around Cook Inlet, the inlet where the city is located.
There is, as yet, little is known about the consequences of the earthquake. However, the airport and the campus of the university was evacuated.