CANCELLED: Tsunami Warning: coastal areas of BC following 7.9M earthquake in Gulf of Alaska. Jan. 23, 2018 at 04:12AM



The Tsunami Warning previously issued for coastal areas of British Columbia has been CANCELLED because additional information and analysis have better defined the threat. Continue to listen to instructions from local officials until the ALL CLEAR has been issued in your community.

Visit National Tsunami Warning Center for more information.

Please do NOT call 911 for information on the tsunami warning. Check your local government’s websites and social media feeds for details specific to your community.

* The Tsunami Warning is canceled for the coastal areas of
British Columbia, Southeast Alaska and South Alaska and the
Alaska Peninsula from The Wash./BC Border to Hinchinbrook
Entrance, Alaska (90 miles E of Seward)

* The Tsunami Watch is CANCELLED for the coastal areas of
California, Oregon and Washington from The Cal./Mexico
Border to The Wash./BC Border

* The Tsunami Warning is canceled for the coastal areas of
South Alaska and the Alaska Peninsula and Aleutian Islands
from Chignik Bay, Alaska to Attu, Alaska

…THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS CANCELLED…

* The Tsunami Advisory is canceled for the coastal areas of
South Alaska and the Alaska Peninsula

OBSERVATIONS OF TSUNAMI ACTIVITY – UPDATED
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* Observed max tsunami height is the highest recorded water level
above the tide level up to the time of this message.

TIME OBSERVED MAX
SITE OF MEASUREMENT TSUNAMI HEIGHT
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Kodiak Alaska 0329 PST Jan 23 0.6ft
Seward Alaska 0331 PST Jan 23 0.4ft
Old Harbor Alaska 0338 PST Jan 23 0.7ft
Sitka Alaska 0318 PST Jan 23 0.4ft
Yakutat Alaska 0335 PST Jan 23 0.5ft
Langara BC 0330 PST Jan 23 0.4ft

RECOMMENDED ACTIONS – UPDATED
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* Do not re-occupy hazard zones until local emergency officials
indicate it is safe to do so.

IMPACTS – UPDATED
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* A tsunami was generated by this event, but no longer
poses a threat.

* Some areas may continue to see small sea level changes.

* The determination to re-occupy hazard zones must be made
by local officials.