TSUNAMI WARNING: Massive earthquake puts US and Canada on alert

TSUNAMI ALERT: Following the Gulf of Alaska earthquake TSUNAMI ALERT: Following the Gulf of Alaska earthquake

ONE of the strongest earthquakes in US history has put the entire west coast of America and Canada on tsunami alert.

The 7.9 magnitude earthquake rocked the Gulf of Alaska.

The earthquake struck about 175 miles southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, shortly after midnight local time, according to the United States Geological Survey.

Tsunami sirens sounded in Kodiak, and police warned, "This is not a drill."

They urged residents to head for high ground ‘at least 100 feet above sea level.’

In San Francisco warnings have been issued for people to evacuate, if needed, if they are within three blocks of the Pacific Coast or within five blocks of San Francisco Bay.








Karl Smallman

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