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Tsunami threat following 8.0 magnitude quake in Alaska

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UPDATE: Monday, June 23, 2015 at 6:34 p.m.

NOAA lifted its tsunami advisory around 4:45 p.m. PDT.

Original story: 

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.

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