Major natural disaster rocks Anchorage prompting tsunami warning


A 6.7 magnitude quake near Anchorage was followed by aftershocks that triggered a tsunami alert in the Cook Inlet area, Alaska authorities said.

A tsunami warning has been issued following a 7.0 magnitude quake struck near Anchorage, Alaska on Friday morning. It was unclear whether there were injuries.

"At Anchorage Daily News in Midtown, it sent cracks up walls, damaged ceiling panels and flung items off desks and walls, including a computer monitor and a fire extinguisher", said the newspaper in its report.

USGS says the natural disaster Friday morning was centered about 7 miles (12 kilometers) north of Alaska's largest city.

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Damage is seen after an natural disaster rocked buildings in downtown Anchorage.

CNN affiliate KTUU was knocked off the air due to the quake.

Anchorage is Alaska's largest city, with 300,000 residents.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the Pacific plate is sliding northwestward and plunges beneath the North American plate in southern Alaska, the Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands.