Tsunami threat in Alaska over after powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake rattles region | Fox News

A powerful magnitude 7.8 earthquake rattled a large swath of coastal Alaska late Tuesday, triggering a tsunami warning that sent residents fleeing before it was called off.The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck at 10:12 p.m. local time, centered 65 miles south-southeast of Perryville at a depth of 17 miles.“This is a very significant earthquake in size,” Michael West, state seismologist with the Alaska Earthquake Center, told the Anchorage Daily News.

Source: Tsunami threat in Alaska over after powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake rattles region | Fox News

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