Strong Earthquake rattles Alaska – No Tsunami message for Vancouver Island

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Monday 16 July 2018 - Monday night: Clear. Low 14. Tuesday: Mainly sunny. High 34. UV index 8 or very high. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 14. Wednesday: Sunny. High 29. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 13. Thursday: Sunny. High 27. Thursday night: Clear. Low 10. Friday: Sunny. High 26. Friday night: Clear. Low 12. Saturday: Sunny. High 24. Saturday night: Clear. Low 12. Sunday: Sunny. High 27.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    21.3° C
    -2.2 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.5 kPa
    rising
    Wind
    10.9 km/h
    gusting 20.9 km/h
    Humidity
    51 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    NA° C
    Heat Index
    31.9° C
    Dewpoint
    23° C
    UV
    1.5
    Solar
    499 W/m2
    Last Updated: 18:25:00 PDT
    Station Reports Delayed
    278 minutes
    Showing Nearest Official Station

    Observed at: Port Alberni 10:00 PM PDT Monday 16 July 2018
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    04:49
    Moon Phase
    Waxing crescent (21% full)
    Civil Set
    22:00
    Day Length
    13:25:19
    Day High
    34.8° C @ 16:42 Tdy.
    Day Low
    14.5° C @ 06:08 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.7 kPa @ 07:43 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.33 kPa @ 18:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    14.5° C @ 06:08 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    34.8° C @ 16:42 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 15.7km/h @ 13:45 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    967W/m2 @ 13:56 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    7.9 @ 13:24 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