In Alaska earthquake 7.1 Announced tsunami threat


MOSCOW, September 2 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 7.1 occurred on Friday in Alaska, the Aleutian Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was 200 kilometers south-east of Atka on the same island. Hearth tremors occur at the depth of 39 kilometers.

Source: RIA Novosti

For some areas off Alaska declared tsunami threat

MOSCOW, September 2 — RIA Novosti. A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1 occurred in Alaska on Friday. For a number of areas of the peninsula declared threat tsunami Warning Center said the tsunami threat the U.S. West Coast and Alaska.

According to experts, the tsunami would threaten coastal areas of Alaska from Unimak Strait to the island of Adak in the north of the Aleutian Islands.

On the height of the waves were reported.

Source: RIA Novosti 

Activated three buoy tsunami early warning waiting for further developments.

In the active phase 15: 50 Moscow time, there are already 4 buoy.

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