Friday, November 30, 2018

Today's Massive 7.0 Earthquake In Alaska Rocked Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson

An F-22 Raptor refuels at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, May 10, 2018. The F-22’s combination of stealth, supercruise, maneuverability, and integrated avionics, coupled with improved supportability, represents an exponential leap in warfighting capabilities. The Raptor performs both air-to-air and air-to-ground missions allowing full realization of operational concepts vital to the 21st century Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Curt Beach)

Military Times: Mammoth earthquake strikes near Alaska military base

A massive 7.0 earthquake rocked Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and nearby Anchorage, the state’s most populated city, at 8:30 a.m. Alaskan Standard Time (12:30 p.m. EST). The National Weather Service put out a tsunami warning for parts of coastal Alaska, but gave the all-clear at 10:30 a.m.

There are reports on social media of widespread power outages, evacuations and impacts on stores, homes and other buildings. Employees working in the air traffic tower at the Anchorage Airport were reportedly evacuated while the tower was being inspected for damage.

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WNU Editor: I am sure there is major damage on the runway.

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