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Structural damage from Wednesday's Pacific Northwest quake

SEATTLE, Washington (CNN) -- Wednesday's earthquake inflicted damage throughout Seattle and the Puget Sound region. The following is a list of some of locations that were damaged:

 •  Boeing Field, Seattle. Buckled runways, broken windows and pipes in control tower. Will be closed for several days.

 •  Colman Ferry Terminal, Seattle. Building damaged and 30-foot crack in pier parking lot.

 •  Derek Burns home, Tacoma. Puget Sound home knocked off pilings by a mudslide from bluff behind it -- possibly the most serious damage in Tacoma.

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 •  Fenix Underground, Seattle. Nightclub may be demolished.

 •  Harborview Medical Center, Seattle. Research hall and clinic wing closed with cracks and ruptured pipes.

 •  Magnolia Bridge, Emerson Street Viaduct, Alaskan Way Viaduct and Holgate Structure over Interstate 5 in Seattle closed pending evaluations.

 •  Old Olympian Hotel, Olympia. Closed after elevator shaft collapsed.

 •  Pioneer Square, Seattle. Bricks tumbled off buildings in Seattle's oldest neighborhood, which was the scene Tuesday night of Mardi Gras celebrations that turned into violent riots.

 •  Seahawk Stadium, Seattle. Stadium under construction; quake knocked down scaffolding.

 •  Seattle Chocolate Co., Seattle. Holes in roof, tow walls tilted. May be demolished.

 •  Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Control tower damaged, airport open with temporary, mobile control unit functional.

 •  Starbucks headquarters, Seattle. Building damaged, closed temporarily.

 •  State Capitol, Olympia. Cracks in dome, wall plaster, columns in state reception hall. Closed at least until Monday.

Sources: Seattle Times and Seattle Post-Intelligencer



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