A ground-breaking 7.0 size seismic tremor has struck Alaska, causing people to run from buildings and prompting a tsunami alert for coastal areas of the state.
The force was focused at around 7 miles (11km) north of Anchorage, the biggest city in the state, as per the US Geological Survey (USGS).
A series of aftershocks were recorded following the initial shock, which had a depth of 40.9km, the USGS said.
Around 300,000 individuals live in Anchorage with 100,000 in the encompassing zone.
Professional Retail Services has begun earthquake damage assessments on various commercial properties for the clientele that have locations in the affected areas. Contact us to learn more about our services on this project or call the 24hr hotline 888-834-2411. Our hearts and prayers go out to everyone in Alaska.