Tsunami warning as 6.6 magnitude earthquake rocks Alaska – News Live


  A 6.6 magnitude earthquake has rocked buildings in Anchorage, the US Geological Survey says   along with some building damage.  Planes approaching Anchorage airport are being held in the air, according to local reports, with water mains broken in the building  The tremor struck at roughly 9.30am local time and one Anchorage resident said it “felt like the house was going to come apart”  The tsunami warning covers coastal areas of Cook Inlet and southern Kenai Peninsula in Alaska  It’s unclear at this stage if there have been any injuries.  The earthquake was centered about 7 miles (12 kilometers) north of Alaska’s largest city of Anchorage  One twitter user said: “This earthquake was felt in Fairbanks, Alaska, 360+ miles from Anchorage”  State offices in Alaska will be closed for the day, it has been announced, so damage can be assessed  We’ll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story  Please check back regularly for updates on this developing story here at Mirror co.uk .  For the latest news and breaking news visit Mirror.co.uk/news .  Get all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you  Follow us on Twitter @DailyMirror – the official Daily Mirror & Mirror Online Twitter account – real news in real time  We’re also on Facebook /dailymirror – your must-see news, features, videos and pictures throughout the day from the Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and Mirror Online

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