Saturday, January 05, 2013

Large Magnitude 7.7 Earthquake Strikes Alaska, January 5, 2012

From NDTV:
A major 7.7-magnitude earthquake shook an area in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the US state of Alaska early Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The epicenter of the quake, which occurred at 1328 GMT, was located 102 kilometers (63 miles) west of Craig, Alaska, according to the USGS.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no widespread threat of a tsunami at this time, but it issued a regional warning affecting the Alaskan coast in the proximity of the epicenter.
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