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Southeast Alaska earthquake

People gather at Sitka High School early Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, in Sitka, Alaska, following a magnitude 7.5 earthquake and after a subsequent tsunami warning was declared for hundreds of miles of Alaskan and Canadian coastline. The alert was canceled when no damaging waves were generated. (AP Photo/Daily Sitka Sentinel, James Poulson)
James Poulson
The Sitka High Performing Arts Center provided a place where residents evacuated to after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake triggered a tsunami warning early Saturday morning, Jan. 5, 2012 in Sitka, Alaska.
JR Ancheta
The Sitka High Performing Arts Center provided a place where residents evacuated to after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake triggered a tsunami warning early Saturday morning, Jan. 5, 2013 in Sitka, Alaska.
JR Ancheta
Sitkan resident Wayne Chandler holds his three-month-old grandson, Malachi Gregory, at Sitka High School Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 during a tsunami warning in Sitka, AK. Some Sitkan residents took shelter at Sitka High, an official evacuation center after an earthquake struck the area.
JR Ancheta
Youngsters enterttain themselves inside a classroom at Sitka High School, an official evacuation center where a number of Sitkan residents evacuated to after experiencing a 7.7 magnitude earthquake early Saturday morning Jan. 5, 2013. The tsunami warning was later cancelled.
JR Ancheta
Sitka High School officials offered families with children a quiet place to sleep at the school's library early Saturday morning, Jan. 15, 2013.. An earthquake with a magnitutde of 7.7 triggered tsunami warnings in Southeast Alaska.
JR Ancheta
Sitka High School, an official evacuation center provided a place where residents evacuated to after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake triggered a tsunami warning early Saturday morning, Jan. 5, 2013 in Sitka, Alaska.
JR Ancheta
Sitka High School, an official evacuation center provided a place where residents evacuated to after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake triggered a tsunami warning early Saturday morning, Jan. 5, 2013 in Sitka, Alaska.
JR Ancheta
Residents of Sitka evacuated to higher ground after an earthquake with a magnitutde of 7.7 triggered a tsunami warning early Saturday morning, Jan. 5, 2012 in Sitka, Alaska.
JR Ancheta
Alaska Dispatch