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Updated on: Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 08:33 AM IST

Tsunami alert on Alaska coast after 7.5 Richter scale quake

ANI
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The US government has issued a warning about possible tsunamis, or giant tidal waves, following a 7.5 earthquake recorded under the sea off the southwest coast of Alaska, the US Tsunami Warning Centers said.

"Magnitude 7.5 [on the Richter scale] depth 25 miles. Location 55 miles southeast of Sand Point, Alaska [at] 4:54 pm [Eastern Time]. Latitude 54 degrees 7 minutes, Longitude 159 degrees 6 minutes," the Tsunami Warning Centers said on Monday.

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Published on: Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 08:33 AM IST
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