ENDED: Tsunami NOT expected: Earthquake near Solomon Islands, Dec. 8, 2016



The following information has been released by the National Tsunami Warning Center. Please note, NO tsunami threat exists for British Columbia.


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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* No tsunami threat exists for the areas listed above.

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

PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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* The following parameters are based on a rapid preliminary assessment and changes may occur.

* Magnitude 7.8
* Origin Time 0839 AKST Dec 08 2016
0939 PST Dec 08 2016
1739 UTC Dec 08 2016
* Coordinates 10.7 South 161.4 East
* Depth 25 miles
* Location near the Solomon Islands

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
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* Refer to the internet site ntwc.arh.noaa.gov for additional information.

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