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Undersea Quake Sends Alaskans Fleeing from Feared Tsunami

A powerful undersea earthquake sent Alaskans fumbling for suitcases and racing to evacuation centers in the middle of the night after a cellphone alert warned a tsunami could hit communities along the state's southern coast and parts of British Columbia. The monster waves never materialized, but people who fled endured hours of tense waiting at shelters before they were cleared to return home. "This was a win as far as I could tell," said Marjie Veeder, clerk for the city...

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