Strong Earthquake rattles Alaska – No Tsunami message for Vancouver Island

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    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PST Tuesday 23 January 2018 Tuesday night: Showers. Low plus 3. Wednesday: A few showers ending in the morning then cloudy. A few showers beginning late in the afternoon. High plus 5. Wednesday night: Showers. Low plus 2. Thursday: Showers. High plus 4. Thursday night: Showers. Low plus 2. Friday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High plus 5. Friday night: Rain. Low plus 1. Saturday: Rain. High plus 5. Saturday night: Rain. Low plus 5. Sunday: Rain. High 8. Sunday night: Rain. Low plus 4. Monday: Rain. High 8.

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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