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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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Australian Open 2018 LIVE: Rafael Nadal vs Marin Cilic latest score and updates

Nadal’s progress through the draw had been serene until he faced Diego Schwartzman in the fourth round, the plucky Argentinian taking the second set, the first time the No 1 seed had had his nose bloodied at the Australian Open this year. But the Spaniard battled through the match, spending nearly four hours on court, a test he said he needed to prove to himself his knee was up to the challenge of a long match. Cilic also dropped a set in the previous round, losing a first-set tie-break to…

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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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Manchester United were planning to sign a different player before Alexis Sanchez

Manchester United wrapped up a deal for Sanchez yesterday, with the 29-year-old moving to Old Trafford from fellow Premier League giants Arsenal. The transfer has sent shockwaves rippling around the footballing world, with many stunned at United’s capture of the wing wizard. Mere weeks ago, Manchester City were frontrunners for the player’s signature but their reluctance to bow to Sanchez’s demands ultimately saw them miss out. And the Manchester Evening News say Manchester United were eyeing a deal for Bordeaux hotshot Malcom prior to the Sanchez deal. Malcom has established…

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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 LIVE updates: USA and Canada coast on tsunami alert as HUGE quake hits

The 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck some 160 miles off the coast of Alaska Tsunami warnings are in place across the USA and Canada Areas from British Columbia to the Aleutian Islands are under the warning order with watches expanding all the way to Hawaii.  Alaska is situated on the Ring of Fire Express.co.uk brings you a live blog of the earthquake in Alaska (all times in GMT). 10.14am: Earthquake strikes off coast of Alaska A huge 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Alaska, shaking buildings hundreds of miles away. The quake…

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Italy elections chaos as all three frontrunners could FAIL to be leader due to scandal

Flamboyant former PM Silvio Berlusconi has shrugged off his bunga-bunga sex scandals to lead the right against the anti-establishment, eurosceptic 5Star Movement, founded by the comedian-turned-demagogue Beppe Grillo. The third main contender is another former leader, centre-left poster boy Matteo Renzi who leads the Democratic Party (PD), but who stood down when he lost a constitutional reform referendum in 2016.  Some experts believe it is difficult to see how any of the three leaders could actually become prime minister.  Mr Berlusconi of Forza Italia, is appealing a ban on holding…

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