Magnitude 8.2 Quake off Alaska Prompts Tsunami Warning

Quake off Alaska Prompts Tsunami Warning

INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Communities along the west coast have been given the all clear from a tsunami warning that was issued early this morning.

An earthquake off the coast of Alaska happened around 1:30 AM is what initiated the official tsunami warning all along the North American west coast.

Sirens could be heard in some BC communities and Emergency Info BC sent out this tweet at 2:24 AM.

Magnitude 8.2 Quake off Alaska Prompts Tsunami Warning

Police on Kodiak Island in Alaska warned residents to seek high ground in a video sent out via social media.

Click play to watch the video in this Reuters News report.

The tsunami warning has been officially lifted.

Magnitude 8.2 Quake off Alaska Prompts Tsunami Warning

Kevin Klein, Manitoba Post

Photo is screen shot

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