Monday, July 17, 2017

Tsunami Advisory for Coastal Alaska issued following 7.8 Quake along Russian Pacific Islands

Update: Tsunami advisory cancelled as of 6:07 PM

A Monday afternoon earthquake originally registering at 7.8 magnitude in Russian territories adjacent to American Aleutian Island chain has resulted in a Tsunami Advisory to be issued for some areas of coastal Alaska today.

The advisory available here, was issued at 5:08 PDT

Evaluations of potential threats for the Southeast part of Alaska, BC, Washington State and beyond are still being conducted with further information to be provided through supplementary advisories if required.

You can access those advisories here.

Details of the 7.8 quake, which was recorded at 4:34 PM (and the subsequent after shocks that continue can be reviewed here.

For more items related to seismic events for British Columbia see our archive page here.

Notes on Monday's quake:

Tsunami advisory cancelled after Russia 7.8 earthquake
No Tsunami expected after large earthquake off Russia
Strong earthquake hits Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula

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