Tue. Dec 11th, 2018

Strong Earthquake rattles Alaska – No Tsunami message for Vancouver Island

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - No watches or warnings in effect.

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PST Tuesday 11 December 2018 - Tuesday: Rain. Amount 15 to 25 mm. High 7. Tuesday night: Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers early this evening then partly cloudy. Fog patches developing after midnight. Low plus 1. Wednesday: Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers in the morning. Rain beginning in the morning. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. Amount 10 to 15 mm. High 6. Wednesday night: Periods of rain. Low 6. Thursday: Periods of rain. High 6. Thursday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 5. Friday: Rain. High 8. Friday night: Rain. Low 6. Saturday: Rain. High 8. Saturday night: Rain. Low 7. Sunday: Rain. High 9. Sunday night: Rain. Low 7. Monday: Rain. High 9.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    3.3° C
    0.1 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    100 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    NW 0.0 km/h
    gusting 4.8 km/h
    Humidity
    100 %
    Rain Rate
    2.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    3.3° C
    Heat Index
    3.3° C
    Dewpoint
    3.3° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    29 W/m2
    Last Updated: 10:50:00 PST
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    36.6 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    07:25
    Moon Phase
    Waxing crescent (18% full)
    Civil Set
    16:59
    Day Length
    12:12:35
    Day High
    5.8° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low
    3.2° C @ 07:47 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    8.9mm/hr @ 07:16 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    101.45 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    100 kPa @ 10:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    1.5° C @ 08:47 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    5.8° C @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 3.8km/h @ 06:20 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    33W/m2 @ 10:49 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

Final Update 4:50PM PDT: No Advisory or Warnings for the BC Coast.  Warnings in Alaska downgraded to Advisories. (#5).  You can see the latest info here: http://wcatwc.qarh.noaa.gov Looks like the quake was very deep (more than 100km) we should be ok. 

MT @nwsanchorage: Amchitka, #Alaska reports a #Tsunami of 0.6 feet. Depth of quake will limit the extent of the danger (>100km) Successful evacuations have occurred in St. Paul, St. George, Adak and Atka. No #tsunami reported in Shemya yet.

EmergencyInfoBC Officials still evaluating risks for #BC. NTWC estimates update within 40min RT @nws_ntwc: TSUNAMI WARNING3: http://t.co/3pkx2cVZlb for… 2014-06-23, 3:12 PM

 A 0.6 foot high Tsunami was recorded in Amchitka, Alaska.

AKearthquake Still nailing down the magnitude, currently at M8. Here it is rolling through our stations west to east: http://t.co/wwSjlrbsy8 2014-06-23, 2:34 PM
Courtesy @AKearthquake
Courtesy @AKearthquake

The Earthquake location with current warnings and advisories issued in Alaska: June23Alaskaquake

PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS – UPDATED ——————————————- * MAGNITUDE 8.0 * ORIGIN TIME 1253 AKDT JUN 23 2014 1353 PDT JUN 23 2014 2053 UTC JUN 23 2014 * COORDINATES 51.8 NORTH 178.7 EAST * DEPTH 68 MILES * LOCATION 25 MILES NW OF AMCHITKA ALASKA 195 MILES W OF ADAK ALASKA

More information: Time map… a Tsunami would reach Port Alberni at around 6PM Time Travel Map The Energy Map gives a good idea of what to expect. It should not be significant, but may deliver enough energy to cause unusual currents. energyn7n3cm