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Magnitude 8.2 Earthquake Strikes off the Alaska Coast, According to USGS

Magnitude 8.2 Earthquake Strikes off the Alaska Coast, According to USGS
Magnitude 8.2 Earthquake Strikes off the Alaska Coast, According to USGS

Magnitude 8.2 Earthquake Strikes off the Alaska Coast, According to USGS

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake has been recorded off the coast of Alaska, according to preliminary data from the USGS.

The extremely strong quake is about 56 miles southeast of the town of Perryville. It struck around 10:15 p.m. local time, according to USGS data.

There have been at least two strong aftershocks, including a preliminary magnitude 6.2 and magnitude 5.6, the USGS reports.

A tsunami warning has been issued for portions of Alaska, according to the U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center.

A tsunami threat is being evaluated for the West Coast, but so far there is not one at this time.

There are currently no reports of any damage or injuries.

Stay with this breaking news story for any new updates as it develops.

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