Earthquake of 8.2 on the Richter Scale Shook Alaska, There is Danger of Tsunami

Environment | January 23, 2018, Tuesday // 13:10|  views


An 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit 256 km southeast of Chiniak in Alaska, at a depth of 10 km, at 9 am and 31 min Greenwich time, said the Geophysical Institute of the United States, quoted by Reuters.

A tsunami warning of parts of Alaska and Canada has been issued after the quake, as well as a tidal wave across the western coast of the United States, the US Tsunami Observatory reports.

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Tags: Earthquake, tsunami, Alaska


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