International News Jul 22, 2020 1:55 PM EST

7.8 magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of Alaska, no threat to BC

A major earthquake has been reported by Emergency Info B.C. off of Alaska’s coast.

7.8 magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of Alaska, no threat to BC
Sam Edwards High Level, Alberta
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A major earthquake has been reported by Emergency Info BC off of Alaska’s coast, reports Vancouver Island Free Daily.

The 7.8 magnitude earthquake took place about 120 kilometres south of Alaska at 10:13 p.m. Alaska time on Tuesday. It was roughly eight miles deep.

There have since been Tsunami warnings for several coastal regions in Alaska, though British Columbia is currently under no threat of a tsunami.

Emergency Info BC shared the news in a tweet on Wednesday.

Seismic activity was detected by Earthquakes Canada with a magnitude of 4.6 off of Port Hardy, B.C.’s coast at 11:16 p.m.

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