Off the coast of Alaska earthquake with magnitude of 8.2
Declared the tsunami threat.
TASS, January 23. An 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck Tuesday off the coast of Alaska, declared a tsunami threat. This was reported by the USGS.
First, the service reported that the magnitude of the quake was 8.0, but later the rating was increased to 8.2.
The epicenter of the earthquake was in the Gulf of Alaska in 278 km South-East of the city of Kodiak. The hearth was at a depth of 19 km under the sea bed.
The threat of a tsunami announced for the us States of Alaska, Washington and Hawaii, the Pacific coast of Canada, said the U.S. national center for tsunami warning.
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