Felt Earthquakes: M6.2 and M6.3 – 60 miles NW of Haines, AK (Tatshenshini-Alsek Park, BC)



A M6.3 earthquake occurred at 05:31 PDT and a M6.3 at 07:18 PDT in the northwest corner of the province in Tatshenshini-Alsek Park.  A series of aftershocks ranging between M2.5 and M5.2 have been registered.  The potential for aftershocks remains and elevated seismic activity can be expected to continue in the region for up to a month.

The earthquakes were felt in Atlin, BC, Whitehorse, YK and Haines, AK.

The latest earthquake and tsunami reports are available from:

The National Tsunami Warning Center has determined there is no threat to BC, CA, OR, WA, AK.. http://tsunami.gov/?p=PAAQ/2017/05/01/op9xh5/1/WEAK53 and http://tsunami.gov/?p=PAAQ/2017/05/01/opa2ee/1/WEAK53