The power of Alaska's earthquake: Dramatic aerial images show devastated roads cracked by the two earthquakes that rocked the state and sparked a tsunami warning (21 Pics)

  • Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.7 shattered roads and rocked buildings Friday in Anchorage
  • The quake broke store windows, knocked items off shelves, opened cracks in a two-story, downtown building, disrupted electrical service and disabled traffic lights, snarling traffic and threw a grown man out of his tub 
  • Flights were suspended after the quake knocked out telephones and forced the evacuation of a control tower
  • The 800-mile Alaska oil pipeline was shut down while crews were sent to inspect it for damage
  • Anchorage's school system canceled classes and asked parents to pick up their kids as it examined buildings
This aerial photo shows damage on Vine Road, south of Wasilla, Alaska, after earthquakes Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.7 shattered highways and rocked buildings Friday in Anchorage and the surrounding area
This aerial photo shows damage at the Glenn Highway near Mirror Lake after earthquakes in the Anchorage area
This aerial photo shows damage on Vine Road, south of Wasilla, Alaska, after earthquakes Friday, Nov. 30, 2018
In this photo provided by Jonathan M. Lettow, people walk along Vine Road after an earthquake, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, in Wasilla, Alaska
A tow truck holds a car that was pulled from on an off-ramp that collapsed during a morning earthquake on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. The driver was not injured attempting to exit Minnesota Drive at International Airport Road
A ramp from International Airport Road to Minnesota Drive was damaged in an earthquake on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. Alaska Gov. Bill Walker says it will take more than a week or two to repair roads damaged by the powerful earthquake
Dennis Keeling measures for a broken window at an auto parts store in Anchorage, on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018
Randy Van Ness mops an aisle at Andy's Ace Hardware after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit in Anchorage, Alaska, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018
This aerial photo shows a landslide on the northwest side of Knik Arm after earthquakes in the Anchorage area, Alaska, Friday
A car is trapped on a collapsed section of the offramp of Minnesota Drive in Anchorage, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018
Highway workers and spectators look at a car stuck on a section of an off-ramp that collapsed during an earthquake Friday morning, Nov. 30, 2018 in Anchorage
A car is trapped on a collapsed section of the offramp in Anchorage, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018
A customer at Anchorage True Value hardware store shops in the partially cleaned-up paint aisle after an earthquake Friday morning, Nov. 30, 2018, in Anchorage
This photo provided by David Harper shows merchandise that fell off the shelves during an earthquake at a store in Anchorage, Alaska, on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018
Damage is shown to the library at Chugiak High School in Chugiak, Alaska, following earthquakes Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Acting Principal Allison Susel said ceiling tiles came down, books and other items were thrown off shelves in the library and there was water damage, but there were no injuries to students or staff at the suburban Anchorage school
Staff begin the clean up process after an earthquake caused damage at the Alaska Institute of Oriental Medicine in Anchorage, Alaska on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018
A car is trapped on a collapsed section of the offramp off of Minnesota Drive in Anchorage, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018
Traffic outbound from Anchorage on the Glenn Highway was at a standstill after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake caused damage in the Anchorage, Alaska, on Friday
Snow slid from the bluff at Point Woronzof, near Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport when a 7.0-magnitude earthquake caused damage in the Anchorage
Allison Susel, the acting principal at Chugiak High School in Chugiak, Alaska, surveys damage following the magnitude 7.0 earthquake Friday, Nov. 30, 2018
An employee walks past a damaged aisle at Anchorage True Value hardware store after an earthquake, Friday morning, Nov. 30, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. Tim Craig, owner of the south Anchorage store, said no one was injured but hundreds of items hit the floor and two shelves collapsed in a stock room
The power of Alaska's earthquake: Dramatic aerial images show devastated roads cracked by the two earthquakes that rocked the state and sparked a tsunami warning (21 Pics) The power of Alaska's earthquake: Dramatic aerial images show devastated roads cracked by the two earthquakes that rocked the state and sparked a tsunami warning (21 Pics) Reviewed by STATION GOSSIP on 04:09 Rating: 5

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