Saturday, August 14, 2021

No Tsunami warning generated by latest Alaskan quake

Another large quake took place overnight in the same
area as last months seismic event

An early morning earthquake in a currently active seismic area of Alaska did not generate a Tsunami alert for communities along the BC coast or points south, the all clear signalled by Emergency Info BC shortly after  5AM.

The 6.9 quake was recorded at 4:57 AM British Columbia time in the same area as a similar sized quake in late July

The location has been the centre of a number of aftershocks since that original quake. 

This morning's event was located 136 kilometres south of Perryville, Alaska at a depth of 33 kilometres

The Tsunami Warning Centre issued its only note on the seismic event shortly after the earthquake was recorded.

More notes on seismic events in British Columbia and Alaska can be reviewed from our archive page.

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