8.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off Alaskan peninsula

A handout photo made available by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) shows the location of a magnitude 8.2 earthquake hitting off Alaska, USA, July 29, 2021. The epicenter was recorded 91km off Perryville, Alaska. – EPA pic, July 29, 2021.

AN 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the Alaskan peninsula late Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey said, prompting a tsunami warning.

The earthquake hit 91km southeast of the town of Perryville, the USGS said. The US government issued a tsunami warning for south Alaska and the Alaskan peninsula.

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