Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes off Alaska's Aleutians: USGS

Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes off Alaska's Aleutians: USGS
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A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck south of Alaska’s Aleutian Islands on Monday, triggering a tsunami warning for the area, the U.S. Geological Survey said, APA reports quoting Reuters.

The U.S. Tsunami Warning Center said the quake, initially reported as a magnitude 7.4, had triggered a tsunami warning for Sand Point, Cold Bay and Kodiak, which are sparsely populated.

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