Tsunami Warning following Earthquake Off Alaska

September 2, 2011 Updated Sep 2, 2011 at 8:17 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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Tsunami Warning following Earthquake Off Alaska

September 2, 2011 Updated Sep 2, 2011 at 8:17 AM EDT

(ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, AK) - A 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked the Aleutian Islands, which are just off the coast of Alaska, around 6:55 this morning.

Now, a tsunami warning is in place for the same region.

ABC News is reporting the epicenter was 120 miles Atka, Alaska and roughly 6 miles deep.

There are no reports of damage or injuries in the sparsely populated area.

Stay with Eyewitness News and WKBW.com for the latest on this developing story.