7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Off Alaskan Coast Prompts Tsunami Warning

January 7, 2013 by  
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A powerful earthquake 60 miles west of Craig shook the Alaskan coast at midnight Friday. The 7.5 magnitude earthquake prompted a tsunami alert for communities along a 700 mile stretch of coastline, reaching from Alaska to Vancouver Island, Canada and prompted some to rush to higher ground for safety. The warning ceased Saturday, after the Alaska Tsunami Warning Center advised that the waves were not high enough to pose a threat to surrounding areas. Read the rest of 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Off Alaskan Coast Prompts Tsunami Warning Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 7.5 earthquake Alaska , Alaska earthquake 2013 , Alaska Tsunami Warning Center , Canada tsunami alert , earthquake magnitude , natural disasters , North America earthquakes 2013 , tsunami earthquake , tsunami warnings 2013 , us earthquake , us geological survey

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