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December 4, 2018

Experts say Alaska's building codes helped reduce quake damage

  • Most of the damage was to highways north of Anchorage.
  • By RACHEL D'ORO and MARK THIESSEN
    Associated Press

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that rattled Alaska's largest city cracked roads and collapsed highway ramps, but there were no reports of widespread catastrophic damage or collapsed buildings.

    There's a good reason for that.


     
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