A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck near Anchorage launched warnings of upcoming Tsunami.
The quake happened about 7.5 miles north of the city sending debris crashing to the ground, damaging buildings and causing "major infrastructure damage," officials said.
A tsunami warning has been issued for the coastal areas of the Cook Inlet and southern Kenai Peninsula.
police sent a major warning to the residents of Anchorage.
"There is major infrastructure damage across Anchorage. Many homes and buildings are damaged," the department said in a bulletin. "Many roads and bridges are closed. Stay off the roads if you don’t need to drive. Seek a safe shelter. Check on your surroundings and loved ones."
while the local power company, Municipal Light & Power, tweeted that they are "currently assessing any damages or power outages as a result of the earthquake."
a lot of residents shared their experience of the dangerous earthquake on social media.
the scale of destruction and injuries is still unclear.