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Powerful Earthquake Hits Alaska, Damages Homes, Businesses

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A powerful earthquake hit Anchorage, Alaska, Friday causing damage to buildings but no immediate reports of serious injuries or deaths. The 7.0-magnitude earthquake triggered a tsunami warning for coastal areas of southern Alaska, but it was later canceled. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was located about 13 kilometers north of Anchorage and struck at 8:29 a.m. local time Friday. The quake rocked buildings, shattered windows, and caused lampposts and trees to...

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