7.9 Quake Off Coast of Alaska Followed by Over a Dozen Smaller Triggers Tsunami Warning
At 1:31 PST a 7.9 quake struck in the Gulf of Alaska triggering a tsunami watch from Alaska to San Francisco. Residents on the Coast of Alaska were asked to evacuate.
Around 3 a.m. residents on the West Coast were told that they were no longer in a tsunami watch. Evacuees in Alaska were sent home. Currently, Alaska is in a Tsunami advisory.