Major earthquake hit Alaska, sparks tsunami warning

A 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck off in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Alaska early Saturday.

After a major earthquake triggered, US officials said that a tsunami warning is in effect for parts of British Columbia, Canada, and southeastern Alaska.

A tsunami warning centered for areas of British Columbia, coastal Canada and 80 miles southeast of Yakutat, Alaska, source said.

The center of the quake is 102 kilometers (63 miles) west of Craig, Alaska at a depth of nine kilometers  and about 208 miles south of the capital of Juneau, according to the United States Geological Survey.

Still, no immediate reports of casualties or damage have been revealed.

As per media information, Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said a destructive tsunami has been occurred, while there is “no destructive threat” to Hawaii.

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