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'It was a pretty good shaker': Alaska, Hawaii under tsunami advisory after 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Pacific Ocean

USATODAY.com Tuesday, 20 October 2020
The quake struck in the North Pacific Ocean just before 1 p.m., about 67 miles southeast of Sand Point, Alaska, and first prompted a tsunami warning.
 
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Tsunami sirens rang loud after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck on Monday (October 18).

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Alaskans Head For Higher Ground Under Tsunami Evacuation Orders [Video]

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A 7.5 earthquake that struck near Sand Point, Alaska, on Monday has triggered a tsunami warning. CNN reports the warning was for the Alaska Peninsula and South Alaska, by the National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer, Alaska. The earthquake's epicenter was recorded less than 60 miles from Sand Point, near the Aleutian Peninsula in southwest Alaska. It was followed by several aftershocks, including one of magnitude 5.8 and another of 5.9.

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