Earthquake Update

Community Government

Mat-Su | Erin Leaders | Friday, November 30, 2018

At 8:29 a.m. Alaska time there was a 7.0 magnitude Earthquake, 25 miles deep located 35 miles southwest of Palmer, Alaska according the Palmer Tsunami center.

Mat-Su Borough Emergency responders have been recalled and are standing by to assist with additional calls.

There is some limited structural failure to homes and businesses. Matanuska -Susitna Borough residents can go to the following link to report Earthquake damage to residential and business structures.

website: http://report-ak-matsu.orioncentral.com

If you smell gas, evacuate your facility or home and call 911 for further instructions.

Expect detours in the areas of Vine Road and Pittman Road. If you must drive, use caution and treat all intersections as four way stops if lights are not operational.

Those who are in need of shelter can go to the Menard Sports Complex located at 1001 S Clapp St. Wasilla, AK.

Erin Leaders, MSB PIO

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