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12/6/2019 7:27:02 PM
Posted: 3/16/2011 6:08:12 PM EST
[Last Edit: 3/16/2011 6:08:47 PM EST by Carbine_Emissions]
I'm so glad they send out alerts telling everyone there is no alert

http://wcatwc.arh.noaa.gov/2011/03/17/li6l45/01/messageli6l45-01.htm

WEPA43 PAAQ 170258
TIBWCA

TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
758 PM PDT WED MAR 16 2011

...THIS TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT IS FOR ALASKA/ BRITISH
COLUMBIA/ WASHINGTON/ OREGON AND CALIFORNIA ONLY...

NO WARNING... NO WATCH AND NO ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR
THE STATES AND PROVINCES PREVIOUSLY LISTED.

EVALUATION
BASED ON MAGNITUDE... LOCATION AND HISTORIC TSUNAMI RECORDS THE
EARTHQUAKE WAS NOT SUFFICIENT TO GENERATE A TSUNAMI DAMAGING TO
CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/ BRITISH COLUMBIA OR ALASKA. IN
COASTAL AREAS OF INTENSE SHAKING LOCALLY GENERATED TSUNAMIS CAN
BE TRIGGERED BY UNDERWATER LANDSLIDES.

PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 6.5
TIME - 1848 AKDT MAR 16 2011
1948 PDT MAR 16 2011
0248 UTC MAR 17 2011
LOCATION - 17.5 SOUTH 167.6 EAST
- VANUATU ISLANDS
DEPTH - 22 MILES/35 KM

PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER MESSAGES FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PTWC.

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT BY THE
WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER UNLESS ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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