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Alaska earthquake WATCH LIVE: Katmai National Park braces for tsunami warning – LIVE VIDEO

An 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit Alaska and has sparked a tsunami warning for the US West Coast, Hawaii and Canada.  The quake struck 157 miles (256km) south-east of Chiniak, Alaska, at 9.31am GMT on Tuesday. As people prepare to evacuate the affected area, the residents of the Katmai National Park await instructions on how to get to safety.  People on Kodiak Island have been urged to stay away from the coast after the quake struck just 175 miles away. Reports on social media suggest the tremors were felt as far…

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Alaska earthquake: Terrifying graphic reveals true extent of TSUNAMI DANGER

The Alaska earthquake struck 157 miles south-east of Chiniak, at 9.31am GMT (12.31am local time) on Tuesday, January 23. The Alaska earthquake prompted a tsunami warning for parts of Alaska and Canada and a tsunami watch for the entire US West Coast, the US Tsunami Warning System said. The NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said that, based on the preliminary earthquake parameters, “widespread hazardous tsunami waves were possible”. A shocking video reveals the huge scale of the tsunami warning, with rings spreading across the Pacific Ocean as a result of…

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Alaska earthquake: Tsunami WARNING for Hawaii, Canada and Alaska after MONSTER quake

An 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck some 160 miles off the coast of Alaska and those in affected areas have been urged to seek high ground as a tsunami warning is issued for parts of America.  Speaking on ABC Action News, presenter Greg Dee said: “Huge tsunami warning issued for the entire west coast of the United States, Canada and there’s a tsunami watch for all of the Hawaiian islands. This was an 8.2 magnitude quake.”   In a warning for Alaska and British Columbia, Anchorage Office of Emergency Management said: “If…

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Alaska earthquake: Video shows moment Tsunami WARNING issued after 8.2 quake

The quake struck 157 miles (256km) south-east of Chiniak, Alaska, at 9.31am GMT on Tuesday. People on Kodiak Island have been urged to stay away from the coast after the quake struck just 175 miles away. Reports on social media suggest the tremors were felt as far south as Seatle and Vancouver. Hawaii, Canada and Alaska are expected to be hit by the tsunami as issued by a NOAA National Weather Service warning.  The quake prompted a tsunami warning for parts of Alaska and Canada and a tsunami watch for…

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Hawaii earthquake hits MINUTES after Alaska 8.2 tremor sparks tsunami warning

Experts from the US Geological Survey said the 3.7 magnitude Hawaii quake struck 36 miles off the coast of Honokaa. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The earlier quake triggered a tsunami warning for parts of Alaska and Canada and a tsunami watch for the entire US west coast. The NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said that, based on the preliminary earthquake parameters, “widespread hazardous tsunami waves were possible”. Reports on social media suggest the tremors were felt as far south as Seatle and Vancouver. Anchorage, Alaska’s…

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Alaska earthquake: Where did earthquake hit today? Kodiak and Anchorage on tsunami alert

The quake hit 157 miles southeast of Chiniak, Alaska, at a depth of 10 km at 9.31am GMT, the US Geological Survey said. Anchorage Office of Emergency Management said in a warning for Alaska and British Columbia:”If you are located in this coastal area, move inland to higher ground. Tsunami warnings mean that a tsunami with significant inundation is possible or is already occurring. ”  People in Kodiak have been urged to stay off the beach.  A warning on the National Weather Service read: “If you are located in this…

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Alaska earthquake map: Where is the tsunami warning in force on the US coast and Canada?

The quake struck 157 miles (256km) south-east of Chiniak, Alaska, at 9.31am GMT on Tuesday. Reports on social media suggest the tremors were felt as far south as Seatle and Vancouver. Details on damage and casualties have not yet emerged. People are being alerted to the danger by text messages.  The alert told people to seek refuge on higher grounds in affected areas. Where have tsunami warnings been issued? The quake prompted a tsunami warning for parts of Alaska and Canada and a tsunami watch for the entire US west…

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HQ Trivia is FINALLY available to download in the UK

HQ Trivia has arrived in the UK. The British version of the hugely-successful app is the first time the quiz has expanded outside of the United States. A version of the smartphone quiz gameshow quietly popped-up a few weeks ago, however, it was unclear whether this was a temporary experiment by the app makers, or a long-term commitment. However, the creators of HQ Trivia have confirmed that the app is here to stay in the UK. The main host of the UK version of the gameshow is Sharon Carpenter, who…

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The Woman in the Window: The book that’s got everyone talking

Dan Mallory US publishing sensation The Woman In The Window was bought for a seven-figure sum When the manuscript was ready the neophyte novelist submitted it to his astounded agent who quickly sent it out to publishers in the hope of striking a deal. Mallory was stunned by the response. Not only did The Woman In The Window become an overnight publishing sensation with an army of ecstatic editors engaged in a seven-figure bidding war to publish it – the dream of every first-time author – but when the worldwide…

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BREAKING: 8.2-magnitude earthquake sparks TSUNAMI WARNING in Alaska

The quake struck 157 miles (256km) south-east of Chiniak, Alaska, and reports on social media suggest the tremors were felt as far south as Seatle and Vancouver. The quake prompted a tsunami warning for parts of Alaska and Canada and a tsunami watch for the entire US west coast, the US Tsunami Warning System said. Details on damage and casualties have not yet emerged. More to follow…

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