7.1 Quake Strikes Off Alaska
Tsunami warning issued for parts of Aleutian Islands
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 2, 2011 6:48 AM CDT
Aleutian Islands   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – A tsunami warning is in effect this morning following a 7.1-magnitude earthquake off Alaska, in a remote part of the Aleutian Islands, NPR reports. The US Geological Survey says the quake's depth was 22.1 miles. The West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center put a warning into effect for certain coastal areas of Alaska. The AP adds that no injuries or damage have yet been reported.

 

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