August 29, 2015
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Coastal areas of Alaska and the Pacific Northwest are under a tsunami warning after a strong earthquake shook an island off the west coast of Canada.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a 7.7-magnitude earthquake shook the Queen Charlotte Islands area on Saturday night, followed by a 5.8-magnitude aftershock several minutes later.
The National Weather Service has issued a warning for coastal areas of southern Alaska, Northern California, Oregon and Washington state. It says the warning area includes Craig and Sitka, Alaska.
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