Anchorage, Alaska experienced, what local officials are calling a “massive earthquake.” According to the Alaska’s Earthquake Center, the earthquake was a magnitude 7.0 with several aftershocks in the 5.3 to 5.9 magnitude range.
According to a brief statement released from the Anchorage Police Department, “There is major infrastructure damage across Anchorage. Many homes and buildings are damaged. Many roads and bridges are closed. Stay off the roads if you don’t need to drive. Seek a safe shelter.”
CU Times has reached out to several credit unions in the Anchorage area and can confirm at least three credit unions have closed due to the earthquake: Credit Union 1, Denali, a division of Nuvision Federal Credit Union and Alaska USA Federal Credit Union.
Credit Union 1 announced the closing of its Anchorage, Eagle River, Soldotna and Kodiak branches. Denali, a Division of Nuvision FCU has closed all Anchorage and Eagle River branches “until noon due to the earthquake.”
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