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A major earthquake struck 170 miles off the coast of Alaska early Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning along the coastline.

The magnitude 8.2 quake was reported at 12:31 a.m. local time in the Gulf of Alaska, according to the United States Geological Survey.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

The United States National Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami alert for areas that included the coast of Alaska to British Columbia and the border with Washington State, and a tsunami watch all the way down to the border of Mexico and the coast of Hawaii.

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