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Alaska earthquake: Tsunami warning in the United States: shock magnitude 8.2

Earthquake in a Alaska: Warning tsunami in a United States of America: shock Size 8.2. The earthquake was reported near Sandpoint in East Aleutian. According to the US Geological Survey, the earthquake hit the region at 10:15 pm (local time) at a depth of 46.7 km.

Based on the initial seismic data, the earthquake could have been felt on a large scale by nearly everyone in the earthquake zone. May cause mild to moderate damage. The US National Weather Service has issued a “potential tsunami hazard” warning for the island of Guam.



The tsunami warning concerns the country that is part of the Pacific “Ring of Fire”, which is very active from a seismic point of view. On March 27, 1964, a 9.2-magnitude earthquake, the deadliest earthquake ever recorded in the world, struck the Anchorage region, killing 250 people.

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