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Tsunami warning in effect for parts of the Alaskan coast after an 8.2 earthquake

(CNN) — Parts of Alaska are under tsunami warnings after a 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast, according to preliminary data from the US Geological Survey. The very strong quake was located about 56 miles (91 kilometers) east southeast of Perryville, Alaska, and occurred around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday night local time, USGS said.
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San Francisco Chronicle

Here's how the Alaskan earthquake compares to the biggest-ever in U.S. history

The 8.2-magnitude earthquake that erupted between the Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Trench Wednesday night was the strongest U.S. earthquake in 50 years. The quake occurred at around 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday and was among the top 10 strongest quakes the U.S. has ever seen, according to the United States Geological Survey.
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The Guardian

Alaska earthquake prompts tsunami warnings as people take shelter

A powerful earthquake which struck just off Alaska’s southern coast early Thursday caused prolonged shaking and prompted tsunami warnings that sent people scrambling for shelters. Residents reported only minor damage, but officials said that could change after sunrise and people get a better look. The National Tsunami Warning Center canceled...
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Biggest U.S. earthquake in more than 50 years strikes Alaska—here’s what we can learn

The magnitude 8.2 earthquake did little damage, and it provides an opportunity for scientists to peer deep into the planet's innards. A slowly oscillating wail cut through the sunlit summer night outside Kasey Aderhold's house in Homer, Alaska. The same siren had sounded just hours before as a test of the tsunami warning system—but this time the danger was real.
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Major quake hits near Alaska Peninsula, triggers tsunami warning

A major earthquake on Wednesday night hit near the Alaska Peninsula, reported the U.S. Geological Survey. The USGS is reporting a magnitude of 8.2 and a location about 56 miles east-southeast of Perryville. “This is the largest earthquake to happen in the Alaska region since 1965,” said Michael West, state...
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Major quake hits off the coast of Alaska, triggers tsunami warnings but no large waves

A major earthquake struck near the Alaska Peninsula at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, triggering tsunami warnings for much of the Gulf of Alaska coastline, but no large waves. The magnitude-8.2 quake hit roughly 60 miles offshore of Perryville, reported the U.S. Geological Survey. “This is the largest earthquake to happen in...
U.S. Geological Survey

Magnitude 8.2 Earthquake in Alaska

Perceived shaking for the quake was weak to light in Anchorage. As of 2:51 am local time, 268 "Did You Feel It?" reports were submitted. USGS scientists expect that this event will trigger aftershocks, but these will decrease in frequency over time. See the aftershock forecast for details. The earthquake...
USA Today

Alaska residents evacuate as tsunami sirens wail

A tsunami warning was issued for areas along the Alaskan coast following a 8.2 magnitude earthquake. Officials in Homer asked residents to evacuate. Credit: Jeremy J Burke via Storyful.
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Tsunami warning issued for parts of Alaska after 8.2 quake

A tsunami warning was issued for parts of Alaska after a large earthquake struck the peninsula. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was magnitude 8.2 and hit 56 miles east southeast of Perryville, Alaska, at about 8:15 p.m. Wednesday. The quake was about 29 miles below the surface of the ocean, according to USGS.
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Major earthquake rattles Alaska

PERRYVILLE, Alaska (KION) A preliminary 8.1 magnitude earthquake struck 65 miles southwest of Perryville, Alaska on Wednesday night. Tsunami warnings are in place for the Alaska peninsula. USGS has the earthquake striking at a little after 10 p.m.
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Edwards Aquifer might have detected strong Alaskan earthquake

One of the strongest earthquakes in more than 50 years struck off the coast of Alaska this morning, and it may have produced a response within the Edwards Aquifer in San Antonio. That response would NOT be felt, only measured. In fact, it’s possible that very small vibrations were found...

Massive Earthquake Shakes Alaska, Spawns Tsunami Fears From Hawaii to New Zealand

A series of sizeable earthquakes shook Alaska late Wednesday evening, according to the United States Geological Survey, triggering tsunami concerns around the Pacific Rim. The largest magnitude of the temblors was reported to be 8.2, with several aftershocks ranging from 5.6 mag to 6.2 were confirmed by the USGS. The U.S. tsunami alert system sent notifications to residents along the southern coast of Alaska and several people posted videos as residents evacuated to higher ground. Authorities as far away as Hawaii, Japan and New Zealand confirmed they were also on alert for potential tsunami waves. No loss of life or property damage has been reported.
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4.0 earthquake shakes Southcentral Alaska

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake centered near Talkeetna shook Southcentral Alaska at 12:37 p.m. Sunday. The quake was centered about 14 miles southwest of Talkeetna with a depth of 4 miles, according to an initial report from the Alaska Earthquake Center. Early reports show the quake was felt from Talkeetna to...