Gallery: 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Off Alaskan Coast Prompts Tsunami War...

 

A powerful earthquake 60 miles west of Craig shook the Alaskan coast at midnight Friday. The 7.5 magnitude earthquake prompted a tsunami alert for communities along a 700 mile stretch of coastline, reaching from Alaska to Vancouver Island, Canada and prompted some to rush to higher ground for safety. The warning ceased Saturday, after the Alaska Tsunami Warning Center advised that the waves were not high enough to pose a threat to surrounding areas.

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