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An earthquake, measured as a magnitude 7.0, was reported between Palmer and Anchorage at 8:29 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. 
  • If you are having a medical or life-threatening emergency, call 9-1-1.
  • If you or a loved one is experiencing a mental health crisis call the Alaska Careline at (877)266–HELP (4357) or visit
  • Emergencies can be stressful and it’s normal to be feeling anxious, sad or angry. For more mental health information, visit our DHSS earthquake webpage.
  • For non-life-threatening emergency information, call 2-1-1 or 1-800-478-2221.
  • Aetna Behavioral Health is offering FREE Resources for Living telephone support to those affected by the earthquake. Individuals can contact Aetna EAP at 833-327-AETNA (1-833-327-2386) for telephonic consultation to help cope with the emotional impact of this event. This is available to anyone affected by the earthquake, regardless of whether they are an Aetna customer.
  • Road closures will be posted as they are established on the DOT Earthquake Update webpage. Check or dial 5-1-1 to check the status of specific roads. Sign up to receive road closure updates.
  • All Anchorage and Mat-Su hospitals are open and accepting patients. If you have an elective surgery planned, please call to confirm.
  • Click here for contact information to other emergency response agencies. 


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