Earthquake: 8.2 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska, US, tsunami warning

Washington DC, 29/7: According to local time on the Alaska Peninsula of America, a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake occurred late Wednesday night. In view of this powerful earthquake in the sea, a tsunami warning has been issued. The US Geological Survey (USGS) has given this information. The USGS said the depth of the epicenter was 45 kilometers below. However, no casualty or any major damage was reported after the tremors of the earthquake.


The US Geological Survey felt the quake at 11:15 pm, 29 miles below the surface. Its effect has been far from the center. According to the USGS, there were at least two more aftershocks, whose intensities have been given as 6.2 and 5.6. In the last seven days, no earthquake of more than a magnitude of 3 has occurred within 100 miles of this area.

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After these tremors, a tsunami warning has been issued for South Alaska, the Peninsula of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands. Apart from this, it has also been asked to be vigilant in Guam and Hawaii. People have been asked to move to a safer place away from the coast.

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