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Alaska earthquake triggers tsunami warning and sirens

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A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Alaska on Wednesday evening (July 28) triggering a tsunami warning.

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the "notable earthquake" hit 60 miles southeast of Chignik, Alaska at 10:15 pm local time.

A tsunami warning was issued and the threat was being assessed for different regions.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) issued a warning for the U.S. state of Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam.

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Jul-29-2021
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