Alaska’s 7.1 Earthquake Downgraded, Tsunami Warning Cancelled


GangStarr Girl / September 2, 2011

The earthquake that struck Alaska this morning has been downgraded. The USGS originally stated that a A major earthquake measuring a magnitude of 7.1 struck in the waters of southeast of Atka, Alaska in the north-Pacific island chain at about 6:55 and that a Tsunami warning was in effect.

However, since that initial incident, the earthquake was downgraded to 6.8 and the Tsunami warning has been cancelled. No initial damage or injuries were reported.

Read more details at USA Today.