UPDATE: No tsunami danger from 7.5 Kuril Islands earthquake

Mar 24, 2020

Credit National Tsunami Warning Center

A strong earthquake occured shortly before 7 p.m. Alaska Daylight Savings Time in the Kuril Islands, in the Russian Far East.

There is no tsunami danger to Alaska from this quake according to the National Tsunami Warning Center.

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Tsunami Information Statement Number 2
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
908 PM PDT Tue Mar 24 2020

UPDATES
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* Revised magnitude

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR ALASKA, BRITISH
COLUMBIA, WASHINGTON, OREGON AND CALIFORNIA...

EVALUATION
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* There is no tsunami danger for the U.S. West Coast, British
Columbia, or Alaska.

* Some of the areas listed above may experience non-damaging
sea level changes.

PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS - UPDATED
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* The following parameters are based on a rapid preliminary
assessment of the earthquake and changes may occur.

* Magnitude 7.5
* Origin Time 1849 AKDT Mar 24 2020
1949 PDT Mar 24 2020
0249 UTC Mar 25 2020
* Coordinates 49.0 North 157.7 East
* Depth 37 miles
* Location east of the Kuril Islands, Russia

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
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* Refer to the internet site tsunami.gov for more information.

* Pacific coastal regions outside California, Oregon, Washington,
British Columbia, and Alaska should refer to the Pacific Tsunami
Warning Center messages at tsunami.gov.

* This will be the final U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center
message issued for this event unless additional information
becomes available.

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