7.0 Quake Damages Sarah Palin’s Home: ‘Family Is Intact’

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Pat Sullivan/AP Photo
Washington, DC

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s family survived Friday’s 7.0 earthquake, but their home did not, Palin said after the quake.

Palin asked for prayers for Alaska following Friday’s massive 7.0 earthquake. “Our family is intact – house is not…” Palin tweeted. “I imagine that’s the case for many, many others. So thankful to be safe; praying for our state following the earthquake:

The Palin family lives in Wasilla, Alaska.

The quake was measured at a 6.6 magnitude early on but soon thereafter was updated to a 7.0 magnitude event.

Pictures and video of massive damage began streaming out showing trashed newsrooms and crumbled roads.

Video of a courtroom taken during the event showed some of the massive and prolonged shaking:

The National Tsunami Warning Center issued a warning for coastal southern Alaska that was later lifted.

Michelle Moons is a White House Correspondent for Breitbart News — follow on Twitter @MichelleDiana and Facebook.

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