Horrifying pictures and videos show the true extent of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Alaska
Alaska's Governor Bill Walker has issued a declaration of disaster, and also said that Trump told him, 'we will fix Alaska' and that the federal government would help in every way.
Alaska has been hit by a major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 in the Anchorage area, Friday at 8:29 a.m. Alaska time. The devastating videos and photos that have surfaced online show the extent of the damages. As of now, no causalities have been reported and evacuations are underway, however, roads have cracked and buildings have collapsed, with very jarringly visual damages. Alaska's Governor Bill Walker has issued a declaration of disaster. In a series of tweets, he said, "After a major earthquake, I have issued a declaration of disaster & I have been in direct contact with the White House. Major General Laurie Hummel & I are now working w emergency responders to make sure Alaskans are safe.”
He further added, "From the incident command center established at Joint Base Elmendorf and Richardson we are closely monitoring reports of aftershocks and assessing damage to roads, bridges, and buildings. My family is praying for yours. God bless Alaska." Walker also said that Trump told him, “we will fix Alaska” and that the federal government would spare no expense to do so.
Alaska's Senator Lisa Murkowski said, "We are worried about access to power. It's winter, it's cold, it's dark, and we are not sure what that power situation is.” Meanwhile, President Donald Trump had this message for Alaskans, “To the Great people of Alaska. You have been hit hard by a “big one.” Please follow the directions of the highly trained professionals who are there to help you. Your Federal Government will spare no expense. God Bless you ALL!”
Here are some of the visuals that Alaskans hit by the natural disaster have posted:
Here’s the 7.0 earthquake that hit Alaska today. Scary stuff. pic.twitter.com/OurxEL6nu8— Caleb Hull 🎅🏼🌲🎁 (@CalebJHull) November 30, 2018
There was a 7 magnitude earthquake in Alaska. All of my family & friends are safe in but theres a lot of damage in homes & on roads. People were sent home from work. Theres a Tsunami warning but so far none for Anchorage. pic.twitter.com/PQsX6u6X2p— Rosan 💜 (@xCeleste___) November 30, 2018