UPDATE: No Tsunami Threat to BC. A 7.5M Earthquake Occured 55 miles SE of Sand Point, Alaska. October 19, 2020.



A 7.5 magnitude (upgraded from 7.4) earthquake has occurred near Sand Point, Alaska. THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO BC.


Preliminary Earthquake Parameters

  • Magnitude: 7.5 (upgraded from 7.4)
  • Origin Time:
    • 1255 AKDT Oct 19 2020
    • 1355  PDT Oct 19 2020
    • 2055  UTC Oct 19 2020
  • Coordinates: 25 miles
  • Depth: 54.7 North 159.6 West
  • Location:
    • 55 miles SE of Sand Point, Alaska
    • 575 miles SW of Anchorage, Alaska

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