Tsunami threat following 8.0 magnitude quake in Alaska
UPDATE: Monday, June 23, 2015 at 6:34 p.m.
NOAA lifted its tsunami advisory around 4:45 p.m. PDT.
California emergency officials are saying—at this point—there is no cause for tsunami concern along our state's coastline following a magnitude 8 earthquake in Alaska.
The temblor hit about 1:45 p.m. PDT near Little Sitkin Island, part of the Aleutian chain.
There are tsunami warnings however for neighboring islands to the east and west of the epicenter.