There’s been a major earthquake near Anchorage, Alaska. I learned of it early because I follow Blair Braverman (Iditarod winner) on Twitter and she’s there* (without the dogs, who are far away and safe). She’s currently tweeting from a car (passenger seat) attempting to get away from a possible tsunami.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the 7 magnitude tremor struck about 10 miles north of Anchorage at 8:29 a.m. local time (12:29 p.m. EST) Friday morning. Social media images and videos showed cracked and collapsed roads, as well as cracks in the walls of buildings. It wasn’t immediately clear if there were any 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.

*There meaning in Wasilla.

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