Town of #Adak, #Alaska evacuates its 150 residents to shelter after #tsunami warning, official says. http://cnn.it/1iA3CVJ Tsunami warning for Alaska ends after quake. Wave about 7″ high. Ppl from Adak town gathered on nearby hill during warning – @CBCAlerts 2312utc
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A magnitude-8.0 earthquake off the western end of Alaska’s Aleutian Islands shortly before 1 p.m. Monday triggered a tsunami warning in the area, which was downgraded to a tsunami advisory a couple of hours later, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center.
(CNN) — An initial tsunami advisory has been canceled for coastal Alaska. One had been issued after a magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck Monday about 15 miles from Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. 156 more words