Tsunami warning in effect for the Alaskan peninsula and south Alaska. “The Homer spit is being evacuated.”
A shallow 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit at 6.12am Wednesday, about 500 miles (804km) southwest of Anchorage, the US Geological Survey said.
“Based on the preliminary earthquake parameters … hazardous tsunami waves are possible for coasts located within 186 miles (300km) of the earthquake epicentre,” the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said.
“For other US and Canadian Pacific coasts in North America, the level of tsunami danger is being evaluated.”
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From AFP, news.com.au, July 22, 2020 8:21pm
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