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7.7 magnitude quake jolts Alaska Coast

Saturday, 5 January 2013
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Alaska, January 05:

An earthquake measuring 7.7 on a Richter scale reportedly struck west of Alaska coast on Saturday, as per US government researchers. There are no reports of casualties yet.

Soon after the earthquake, a Tsunami warning for British Columbia and Alaska was issued, as per BBC report. But later after close examination the Tsunami danger was ruled out.

The epicentre of the earthquake was reportedly 102 kilometers (63 miles) West of Craig, Alaska.

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