18:39 GMT03 August 2020
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    An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 struck on Wednesday off the coast of the US state of Alaska, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

    The earthquake was recorded at 6.12 UTC. The epicentre of the tremors was located 98 kilometres south of the town of Perryville.

    The seismic activity was recorded at a depth of 10 kilometres.

    A tsunami warning has been issued by the authorities.

    The video published on social media shows sirens wailing amid a tsunami warning.

    ​No information about casualties and destruction has been reported.

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    US Geological Survey (USGS), Alaska, tsunami, United States
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