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M7.5 earthquake off Alaska Peninsula triggers tsunami warning

(CGTN)    10:40, October 20, 2020

A magnitude 7.5-earthquake struck in the North Pacific Ocean off the U.S. Alaska Peninsula Monday afternoon, triggering a tsunami warning along the Alaska Peninsula Coast.

The earthquake struck about 91 kilometers southeast of Sand Point with a depth of 40.1 kilometers at 12:54 p.m. local time, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake triggered a tsunami warning for areas along the Alaska Peninsula coastline, according to the U.S. Tsunami Warning Center.

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