7.8 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska isles, tsunami warning issued

July 22, 2020: A powerful 7.8 earthquake has struck the Alaska Peninsula and a tsunami warning has been issued.

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July 22, 2020: A powerful 7.8 earthquake has struck the Alaska Peninsula and a tsunami warning has been issued.

According to the sources, the 7.8 magnitude quake struck Tuesday at about 11:12 pm PST. It had a depth of 6 miles (9.6 kilometers) and was centered 60 miles (96 kilometers) south-southeast of Perryville, Alaska.

The tsunami warning was issued for South Alaska, the Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the warning for South Alaska and the Alaska Peninsula is from Kennedy Entrance to Unimak. Along the Aleutian Islands it is from Unimak Pas to Samalga Pass.

 

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