A devastating earthquake strikes the coast of Alaska, USA, and tsunami warnings are issued

طقس العرب GO 2021-07-29 2021-07-29T07:30:53Z
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A devastating earthquake strikes the coast of Alaska, USA, and tsunami warnings are issued

The US Geological Survey issued a tsunami warning following a 8.2-magnitude earthquake that hit the Alaskan Peninsula late Wednesday local time.

The agency stated that the earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km.

 

 

For its part, the US Tsunami Warning System, which estimated the magnitude of the earthquake at 8.1, issued a tsunami warning for the US territory of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands in the Pacific Ocean.

 

According to the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center, the magnitude of the Alaska earthquake was 8, and it occurred at a depth of 10 km.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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