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Alaska Earthquake

September 2, 2011 by USA Post 

Alaska EarthquakeAlaska Earthquake, Magnitude
7.1
Date-Time
Friday, September 2, 2011 at 10:55:54 UTC
Friday, September 2, 2011 1:55:54 AM at epicenter local time at
Friday, September 2, 2011 12:55:54 AM HST to

Location
52,184 ° N, 171.684 ° W
Depth
35.5 km (22.1 miles)
Region
FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA
Distances
45 km (27 miles) SW Amukta Island, Alaska
85 km (52?? miles) SW Yunaska Island, Alaska
1658 km (1030 miles) WSW of Anchorage, Alaska
2410 km (1497 miles) W of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada

Tsunami Bulletin Number 001
PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER / NOAA / NWS
ISSUED AT 1105Z September 2, 2011

THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO those found along the Pacific Ocean and adjacent seas, with the exception of Alaska … … … BRITISH COLUMBIA … WASHINGTON Oregon and California.

… TSUNAMI INFORMATION BULLETIN…

This Bulletin is for information only.

THIS NEWSLETTER is published as advisory bodies GOVERNMENT. ONLY the national and local government agencies have the authority to make decisions on the official state of alert in your area and what actions to take in response.

An earthquake has occurred with these parameters PRELIMINARY

ORIGIN TIME – 1056Z September 2, 2011
COORDINATES – 51.8 NORTH 171.4 WEST
DEPTH – 39 KM
LOCATION – FOX ISLANDS ALEUTIAN ISLA1NDS
MAGNITUDE – 7.1

EVALUATION

It is a widespread destructive tsunami threat THERE ARE BASED ON HISTORICAL EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI DATA.

THE WEST COAST AND TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WILL ISSUE ALASKA INFORMATION WITH RESPECT TO ANY LOCAL TSUNAMI THREAT coasts near the earthquake epicenter.

THIS BULLETIN WILL BE only issued FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

The West Coast / Alaska Tsunami Warning Center ALASKA WILL ISSUE PRODUCTS … BRITISH COLUMBIA … … WASHINGTON … OREGON CALIFORNIA.

Tsunami Warning is canceled for the coastal areas of Unimak Pass, Alaska (80 miles northeast of Dutch Harbor) on Amchitka Pass, Alaska (125 miles W of Adak).

NO destructive tsunami was recorded, and no tsunami danger exists along the coasts of the U.S. west coast states, Alaska and British Columbia. Local authorities can take any course of receiving this message.

At 2:56 am, Alaska Time on September 2, an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 occurred 45 miles/72 Km southeast of Amukta Pass, Alaska. (See United States Geological Survey official earthquake parameters.)

The Pacific coastal regions off California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia and Alaska should refer to the messages of the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center for information about the event.

This is the last West Coast / Alaska Tsunami Warning Center Tsunami message issued for this event. To repeat, NO tsunami warning, watch or advisory is in effect for the U.S. west coast states, Alaska and British Columbia. Check the website for information on tsunamis WCATWC basic safety standards, and a trip for the Tsunami time map and table. (NOTE: Travel time maps and tables indicate scheduled times only, not a wave was generated)

More Alaska info here: http://wcatwc.arh.noaa.gov/

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