The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports that a colossal 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck the Alaska Peninsula today. After the earthquake, a tsunami warning was issued for certain areas of an American state.
USGS reported that the tremor occurred at a depth of 9.3 kilometers (5.78 miles).
According to the Alaska Earthquake Centre, tremors were detected in the Alaskan Peninsula, Aleutian Islands, and Cook Inlet regions.
There were no reports of casualties or damage immediately.
A massive 7.4 magnitude earthquake today struck the Alaska Peninsula region, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). A tsunami warning was issued for some areas of the US state after the earthquake.
The quake which was at a depth of 9.3 km (5.78 miles), USGS said.
The Alaska Earthquake Centre said that tremors were felt across the Alaskan Peninsula, the Aleutian Islands and the Cook Inlet regions.
There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
Alaska is part of the seismically active Pacific Ring of Fire.
In March 1964, Alaska was struck by a 9.2-magnitude earthquake, the strongest ever recorded in North America. It destroyed Anchorage and triggered a tsunami that struck the Gulf of Alaska, the west coast of the United States, and Hawaii.
More than 250 individuals were slain by the earthquake and tsunami.