tsunami

UPDATE:  A 2 FT/.06 meter tsunami wave was reported passing Sand Point by the National Weather Service. The warning is downgraded to an advisory for South Alaska and the Alaska Peninsula.

ORIGINAL STORY. A 7.4 earthquake registered 55 miles southeast of Sand Point has caused the NOAA/National Weather Service to issue a Tsunami Warning for most of the Aleutian Chain of Alaska.

The warning area is from Umiak Pass, 80 miles northeast of Unalaska to Kennedy Entrance, 40 miles southwest of Homer.  The 25 mile deep earthquake was registered at 12:54 PM on Monday.

Additional details can be found at the Tsunami Warning Center Website.