January 23, 2018 10:08 am
Updated: January 23, 2018 1:04 pm

LIVE UPDATES: Latest on the earthquake and now cancelled BC tsunami warning

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tsunami warning for the coast of British Columbia has been cancelled after a powerful earthquake struck Alaska Tuesday morning.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck at about 1:32 a.m. PST and had a preliminary reading of 8.2, which it later revised to 7.9. It struck 278 kilometres southeast of Kodiak at a depth of about 10 kilometres.

Watch live above with the latest from Global News Morning BC with Sonia Sunger and Paul Haysom.

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