Magnitude 8.2 quake hits off Alaska; tsunami warnings issued

“The biggest threat would be any potential tsunami risk,” a USGS geophysicist told NBC News.

7/29/2021 12:26:00 PM

DEVELOPING: Tsunami warnings issued for parts of Alaska after an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 struck off the peninsula's coast.

“The biggest threat would be any potential tsunami risk,” a USGS geophysicist told NBC News.

after an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 struck off the peninsula's coast early Thursday.The tremblor struck around 50 miles south of Perryville, a small town of 100 or so people around 500 miles to the south and west of Anchorage, Robert Sanders, a USGS geophysicist told NBC News.

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“There could be damage and injuries from an event of this magnitude,” he said, adding that the sparsity of the population mitigated that risk but did not remove it.“The biggest threat would be any potential tsunami risk,” he said.Download theNBC News app

for breaking news and politicsTsunami warnings were put in place for parts of south Alaska, the Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands by the National Tsunami Warning Center. A tsunami advisory was also issued for southeast Alaska, but the National Weather Service said there was headtopics.com

no tsunami threat to Anchorage.“For other U.S. and Canadian Pacific coasts in North America, the level of tsunami danger is being evaluated,” it said in a bulletin.The Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management tweeted that the State Emergency Operations Center"had been activated and is calling communities in the tsunami warning area."

The State of Alaska, State Emergency Operations Center has been activated and is calling communities in the tsunami warning area. Sand Point, Chignik Bay, Chignik Lagoon, Nelson Lagoon, False Pass, King Cove, Old Harbor, Homer, and Kodiak report evacuation.

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