A large earthquake has been reported off the coast of Alaska. The magnitude of the quake is being reported as 8.0 and has prompted tsunami alerts for certain coastal regions including the Aleutian Islands:

The quake reportedly took place in deep water so the tsunami threat is localized:

Twitchy will update this story as any new information becomes available.

Update:

Fortunately it doesn’t sound like there will be any major tsunami damage whatsoever: