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2018 earthquake damage: Then and now

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: November 28
  • Published November 28

The 7.1 earthquake that shook Southcentral Alaska affected just about everyone in the region in some way. One year later, we examined how everything looks now.

Vine Road, south of Wasilla, was heavily damaged by an earthquake on Nov. 30, 2018. (Marc Lester / ADN)
Vine Road, south of Wasilla, photographed on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
An earthquake-damaged section of the Glenn Highway near the Mirror Lake exit is seen on Nov. 30, 2018. (Matt Tunseth / Chugiak-Eagle River Star)
The Glenn Highway near the Mirror Lake exit on Nov. 22, 2019. The section of road sloughed off and had to be repaired following the Nov. 30, 2018 earthquake. (Matt Tunseth / Chugiak-Eagle River Star)
Every aisle in the Andy's Ace Hardware in Muldoon had damage after a 7.1 earthquake on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Andy's Ace Hardware in Muldoon on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. The 7.1 earthquake rattled merchandise off the shelves into the aisles on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, but the store remained open to serve its customers. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Junior Patea checked on the Jesus Is Lord Church at East Third Avenue and Post Road in Anchorage after the earthquake on Nov. 30, 2018, which broke windows, caused structural damage to the walls and foundation, along with broken water pipes. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Carpenter Eric Dearen with Criterion General makes repairs to a commercial building at East Third Avenue and Post Road on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, that was damaged by the 7.1 earthquake nearly a year ago. (Bill Roth / ADN)
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. The driver was not injured attempting to exit Minnesota Drive at International Airport Road. (AP Photo/Mike Dinneen)
A vehicle traveling on Minnesota Drive takes the International Airport Road exit on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, that was severely damaged by the 7.1 earthquake on Nov. 30, 2018. A motorist that was taking the exit at the time of the earthquake was stranded among the jumbled pavement that morning. (Bill Roth / ADN)
A badly damaged home in Eagle River, photographed on Dec. 1, 2018. The house, which was partly built on fill, suffered severe problems during a strong earthquake that shook Southcentral Alaska on Nov. 30, 2018. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
Repair work continues to an Eagle River home on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, that was damaged by the 7.1 earthquake that shook Southcentral nearly a year ago. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Brick siding from a house lays in a driveway in Eagle River on Saturday morning, Dec. 1, 2018. The house was damaged during the Nov. 30, 2018, earthquake. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
An Eagle River home that was damaged by the 7.1 earthquake is still under repair on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, nearly a year later. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Andy's Ace Hardware owner Stephanie Van Ness kept the store in Muldoon open after a 7.1 earthquake on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. ’These people need the hardware store the most. We are here for everyone in time of crisis broken pipes, no power, and everything else. ’ (Bill Roth / ADN)
Andy's Ace Hardware in Muldoon on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. The 7.1 earthquake rattled merchandise off the shelves into the aisles on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, but the store remained open to serve its customers. (Bill Roth / ADN)

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