Tsunami NOT expected for BC: Earthquake near Komandorskiye Ostrova Russia Region, July 17, 2017

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

An earthquake event has occurred near KOMANDORSKIYE OSTROVA RUSSIA REGION  with the following preliminary parameters:

Time: 16:34 PST

Magnitude: M7.4

Depth: 30 Miles

Location: greater than 2,500km off shore of BC (near the Russian Coast)

  • NO  tsunami threat exists for BC
  • The earthquake has NOT been felt in BC
    • NO tsunami threat exists for other parts of the world
  • This information was provided by USGS

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