A 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of southern Alaska on Saturday morning, and a tsunami warning is in effect, officials said. Ref. CNN
A tsunami warning and watch has been canceled, the West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center said early Saturday. The warning and watch were issued following a 7.5-magnitude earthquake off the coast of southern Alaska. Ref. CNN
A tsunami warning has been issued for coastal Alaska after an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 about 15 miles from Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
The quake had a depth of 71 miles and was expected to produce a "Modest" Tsunami, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. Ref. CNN
Magnitude-7.1 earthquake hits southern Alaska near Anchorage
The quake was centered 52 miles east of Old Iliamna, 162 miles southwest of Anchorage. There were no immediate reports of damage, but reports on Twitter said the quake was felt in Anchorage. The quake was initially reported as 6.4 by the U.S. Geological Survey, then upgraded to 7.1. Ref. USAToday.
New research estimates probability of mega-earthquake in the Aleutians
A team of researchers have estimated the probability of a Magnitude 9+ earthquake in the Aleutian Islands -- an event with sufficient power to create a mega-tsunami especially threatening to Hawai'i. Ref. Source 3n.