SAN FRANCISCO, July 29 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.2 jolted 104 km southeast of Perryville, Alaska at 0615 GMT on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The epicenter, with a depth of 32.2 km, was determined to be at 55.325 degrees north latitude and 157.841 degrees west longitude.
A tsunami advisory was issued and later canceled for the coastal areas of South Alaska and the Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands.
There is a low likelihood of casualties and damage, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Large earthquakes are common in the Alaska-Aleutian subduction zone, it added. Enditem