Magnitude 7.1 Quake Jolts Alaska
Posted 1/24/16
Posted 1/24/16
It must've hit too close to Nome for some people.
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Posted 1/24/16
Thanks Obama!
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Posted 1/24/16
Well, Alaska is part of the Ring of Fire. At least it did not cause a tidal wave.
Posted 1/24/16
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-TBGJ0yo30

I wonder who is behind this...
Posted 1/24/16

PeripheralVisionary wrote:

It must've hit too close to Nome for some people.



Ha...........
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Posted 1/24/16
Yo momma so fat when she tripped...

Sorry. I actually feel for them. I remember once I was caught in a quake. Was only like 4.0 but it scared the beejesus outta me.
Posted 1/24/16

Faietus wrote:


PeripheralVisionary wrote:

It must've hit too close to Nome for some people.



Ha...........


Don't encourage him.

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Posted 1/25/16 , edited 1/25/16
Considering this is among the largest reported damages:

A magnitude-7.1 quake knocked items off shelves and walls


I think they'll live.


macht_gut wrote:

Well, Alaska is part of the Ring of Fire. At least it did not cause a tidal wave.


Pretty much, like other countries in that part of the world they experience earthquakes on a daily basis and most of their buildings are designed to withstand them.
The only reason it even made the news was because the epicenter of the quake was fairly close to Anchorage and it was indeed a quite powerful one. The more common quakes are 2~4 on the richter scale and are so common that most people don't even feel them.

A tidal wave hitting Anchorage is also quite unlikely by the way.
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Closed because OP nuked.
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