BREAKING : Earthquake rattles Anchorage, Alaska


People ran out of office buildings in Anchorage, Alaska this morning as a 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck the city.

And officials have issued a tsunami warning for coastal areas of southern Alaska including parts of the Cook Inlet and the southern Kenai peninsula.

The warning means tsunami waves are expected.

The U-S Geological Survey says the earthquake was centered about 12-kilometres north of Anchorage.