ANCHORAGE, Alaska | The Latest: Company restarts trans-Alaska oil pipeline

ANCHORAGE, Alaska  | The Latest: Company restarts trans-Alaska oil pipeline

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Latest on the earthquake in Alaska (all times local):

5 p.m.

The operator of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline has restarted the system after a major earthquake shook Anchorage and the surrounding area.

Alyeska (Al-ee-es-kuh) Pipeline Service Company said it shut down the 800-mile (1,290-kilometer) pipeline for about seven hours as a precaution.

The company says it determined the pipeline was safe to restart after performing checks.

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