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Tsunami Warning Issued After Earthquake In Alaska

A tsunami warning has been issued for parts of the Aleutian Islands after a strong earthquake struck Alaska on Monday afternoon. The earthquake occurred at 12:38 p.m. and measured an 8.0 on the Richter scale. The earthquake was centered about 13 miles southeast of Little Sitkin Island. The tsunami warning was issued shortly after the earthquake was reported and within …

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Alaska Earthquake Of 7.9 Magnitude Prompts Tsunami Warning

On Monday, a 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit the Aleutian Islands near Alaska. Reports say that the earthquake struck at 12:53 p.m. Alaska Daylight Time. The earthquake was followed by aftershocks – the first one with a 6.0 magnitude and the second one with a 5.8 magnitude, both occurring several minutes after the quake. Four hours after the main earthquake, another …

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