The quake struck about 55 miles southeast of Sand Point. This lead to a Tsunami warning being issued for South Alaska and the Alaska Peninsula. Residents of the coastal area have been asked to keep calm and quickly move to higher ground away from the coast.
The quake struck south of the Aleutian Islands and has likely triggered a tsunami.
There have been tsunami warnings for parts of southern Alaska, including Kodiak Island.
Observations are in progress to determine if a tsunami threat exists for Canada’s British Columbia coast.
The Alaskan pacific coast from Kennedy Entrance to Unimak Pass has been given a tsunami warning.
Residents of Alaskan coastal regions have reported hearing tsunami sirens.
More to follow…
Published at Mon, 19 Oct 2020 21:14:00 +0000