Alaska Earthquake, no tsunami


Accessed on 16 August 2018, 0315 UTC, Post #17433.

Source:

Email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

Comment:

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake occurred off the coast of Alaska.  Thankfully, no Pacific wide tsunami was generted by this temblor.  Here’s the report from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency:

“A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense message.

This is a earthquake update for Wednesday, August 15 at 12:15 PM.

Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports a 6.5 magnitude earthquake occurred today at 11:57 AM HST latitude 51.3 north, longitude 178.1 west near Andreanof Island, Alaska.  There is NO TSUNAMI THREAT to Hawaii.  Again, there is NO TSUNAMI THREAT to Hawaii.

Mahalo!


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