July 28, 2021
Tsunami advisories were lifted early Thursday morning after an 8.2 magnitude earthquakerecorded late Wednesday off of Alaska’s Aleutian Island chain prompted evacuations in the city of Kodiak.
“US West Coast residents: there will be no further alerts issued for this event. No significant tsunami is expected,” the National Weather Service’s (NWS) U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center wrote in a tweet. “Once again, California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, Alaska – all clear. Strong & unusual currents may continue for the next several hours.”