8.1 quake triggers tsunami risk in both Alaska and Hawaii

Erika Holt
January 23, 2018

The natural disaster hit 256 km (157 miles) southeast of Chiniak, Alaska at a depth of 10km at 9.31am on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said.

The alert has warned people in low-lying areas to move to higher ground.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued the alert at 11:43 p.m. Monday following an 8.0 magnitude natural disaster off Alaska.

A tsunami alert has been issued for the Pacific Ocean, including all of the United States west coast.

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"Tsunamis are a series of waves unsafe many hours after initial arrival time", it said.

The Pacific Tsunami warning centre also announced a warning. Tsunami warnings mean that a tsunami with significant inundation is possible or is already occurring.

The quake comes just hours after a 6.1-magnitude natural disaster struck off the coast of Java, Indonesia, sending people in the capital running into the streets.

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