Tsunami Warning Issued after Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake Near Alaska

The National Tsunami Warning Center in the United States has issued a tsunami warning for the Alaska Peninsula and South Alaska after a magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit near Sand Point, Alaska.

The National Tsunami Warning Center in the United States has issued a tsunami warning for the Alaska Peninsula and South Alaska after a magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit near Sand Point, Alaska.

The earthquake was initially reported to be a magnitude of 7.4, but has been escalated to 7.5, triggering a small tsunami with a maximum height of 2.3 feet, according to the tsunami warning center.

“For other US and Canadian Pacific coasts in North America, there is no tsunami threat,” the tsunami warning center said.


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