Quake In Alaska This Morning

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  1. Bill Boggs

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    Six point seven earthquake seventy-five miles north of Anchorage, Alaska
    this morning, No reports of damage or injury. A developing story.
     
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    Its been upped to 7.0. How are you doing up there, @Don Alaska?
     
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    Just going to ask the same Yvonne...hope @Don Alaska and family are not near it.... :eek:
     
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    Oh Jeez that's a substantial hit .. yes I remember Don saying where he lived but I can't remember except he did say it was quite a way from Anchorage, so that's a bit of a concern ...
     
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    OMG, that really looks awful. I do hope that Don is alright.
     
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    Just had a search and it looks like Don is 350 miles south of Fairbanks, if anyone can work our how close that is to the Quake...
     
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    NOT GOOD ! ! I just looked on google maps, and Anchorage is straight south of Fairbanks, and the map said it is 359 miles from one to the other.
    Hopefully, he is not that far south of Fairbanks, and if he was, I would think that he would have used Anchorage as a reference instead.
     
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    I just saw another post where Don said his daughter lives in Fairbanks...
     
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    My stepdaughter lives near Palmer, and she just posted on Facebook that she is safe, and Palmer is just north of Anchorage, not that far.
     
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    Oh that's very good news...
     
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    I, too, hope @Don Alaska and his family are safe. Has anyone heard from him?

    Are there any fatalities listed on the news?
     
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    He hasn't been on since 3 o'clock this morning.
     
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    Here's a map showing earthquakes in Alaska. It's from the University of Alaska Fairbanks Earthquake Center. It looks like they have more of them than I would have thought.
     
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