A 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the west coast of Canada on Saturday night, triggering a tsunami warning for the coastal areas of British Columbia, Hawaii, and southern Alaska. The warning was later downgraded to a watch for British Columbia and Alaska. Officials said the earthquake was one of the worst in the region since 1949, but luckily the impact of the tremor was minimal.
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