7.8 Earthquake Strikes Alaska Peninsula
A powerful 7.8 earthquake has struck the Alaska Peninsula and a tsunami warning has been issued.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the 7.8 magnitude quake struck Tuesday at about 11:12 p.m. PST.
It had a depth of six miles and was centered 60 miles south-southeast of Perryville, Alaska. The tsunami warning was issued for South Alaska, the Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands.
A tsunami advisory was posted for other nearby areas.