Alaska tsunami warning after massive 7.4-magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Chignik

AN EARTHQUAKE of magnitude 7.4 has struck the Alaskan peninsula today, sparking a tsunami warning.

The quake was at a depth of 10km, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences said.


The U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center sent an alert this morning saying there could be a tsunami following the tremor.

Video shared to social media showed sirens going off in Kodiak, Alaska after the quake.

Another video shared on Twitter said people living in Homer, Alaska were being evacuated.

"There’s been a massive earthquake the south and the tsunami sirens are blaring. Cars are streaming up Skyline, one after the other outside my window," the Twitter user wrote.

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