Bay Area residents were awakened by push alerts notifying them of tsunami warnings.
A 7.9 earthquake off of the Alaska coastline gave residents from Alaska, Canada, and California a scare, but warnings were later canceled for California and advisories for Alaska remained in place.
Tsunami Watch CANCELLED in #SF, but shoreline areas, marinas, & harbors may have dangerous, strong, & unpredictable currents. Stay away from coastlines for at least 12 hours. Visit https://t.co/kvgkapMonx to learn more about tsunami preparedness. pic.twitter.com/Dq6D1c9jcR
— San Francisco DEM (@SF_emergency) January 23, 2018