7.8 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska

7.8 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska
# 22 July 2020 11:41 (UTC +04:00)

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake has struck the Alaskan peninsula, reports the US Geological Survey (USGS), APA reports citing the Independent.

The quake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles), said the USGS, some 75 miles south of the city of Chignik.

The US National Tsunami Warning Center has since published a tsunami warning for Chignik and the Alaskan peninsula.

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