Tsunami warning after magnitude 8.2 quake strikes Alaska
Filed on January 23, 2018
A tsunami watch has been issued for the entire US west coast.
An earthquake of magnitude 8.2 hit 256 km (157 miles) southeast of Chiniak, Alaska at a depth of 10 km at 0931 GMT on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said.
The quake prompted a tsunami warning for parts of Alaska and Canada and a tsunami watch for the entire US west coast, the US Tsunami Warning System said.�
BREAKING: Magnitude 8.2 earthquake strikes 175 miles southeast of Kodiak, Alaska; tsunami warning issued.- The Associated Press (@AP) January 23, 2018
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