7.5 MAG QUAKE STRIKES ALASKA and TSUNAMI WARNING

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posted on Nov, 17 2003 @ 02:33 AM
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TSUNAMI WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE
COASTAL AREAS

WEST COAST AND ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS
ISSUED 11/17/2003 AT 0707 UTC

...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL AREAS
FROM SAND POINT-AK. TO ATTU-AK. INCLUSIVE...

...A TSUNAMI WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL AREAS FROM
KODIAK-AK. TO SAND POINT-AK...

...AT THIS TIME THIS BULLETIN IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY FOR
OTHER AREAS OF CALIFORNIA - OREGON - WASHINGTON - BRITISH
COLUMBIA - AND ALASKA...

EARTHQUAKE DATA
PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE - 7.5
LOCATION - 50.8N 178.4E - 55 MILES SW OF AMCHITKA-AK.
225 MILES SW OF ADAK-AK.
TIME - 2143 AST 11/16/2003
2243 PST 11/16/2003
0643 UTC 11/17/2003

EVALUATION
IT IS NOT KNOWN - REPEAT NOT KNOWN - IF A TSUNAMI EXISTS BUT A
TSUNAMI MAY HAVE BEEN GENERATED. THEREFORE PERSONS IN LOW
LYING COASTAL AREAS SHOULD BE ALERT TO INSTRUCTIONS FROM THEIR
LOCAL EMERGENCY OFFICIALS. PERSONS ON THE BEACH SHOULD MOVE TO
HIGHER GROUND IF IN A WARNED AREA. TSUNAMI WAVE HEIGHTS CANNOT BE
PREDICTED. TSUNAMIS MAY BE A SERIES OF WAVES WHICH COULD BE
DANGEROUS FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL.

$$
PKZ130-122-121-123-520-AKZ191-185-181-170807-
COASTAL AREAS FROM SAND POINT-AK. TO ATTU-AK. INCLUSIVE.

...A TSUNAMI WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL AREAS
FROM SAND POINT-AK. TO ATTU-AK. INCLUSIVE...

ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL
SHEMYA-AK 2228 AST NOV 16 SAND PT.-AK 0036 AST NOV 17
ADAK-AK 2244 AST NOV 16 COLD BAY-AK 0102 AST NOV 17
DUTCH HARBOR-AK 2354 AST NOV 16
$$
PKZ520-510-320-330-321-AKZ181-171-170807-
COASTAL AREAS FROM KODIAK-AK. TO SAND POINT-AK.

...A TSUNAMI WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL AREAS FROM
KODIAK-AK. TO SAND POINT-AK...

ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL
KODIAK-AK 0123 AST NOV 17
$$
PKZ310-410-400-220-221-233-232-230-231-210-211-114-113-120-
115-PZZ130-131-133-134-132-135-150-153-156-110-250-210-255-
350-353-356-450-455-550-530-535-555-670-673-650-655-750-
AKZ145-111-101-121-125-131-135-022-021-024-023-025-026-027-
029-028-WAZ001-002-005-006-007-008-009-010-011-013-014-015-
016-021-ORZ001-002-021-022-CAZ001-002-005-007-006-075-074-
009-034-035-039-040-046-041-042-043-170807-
COASTAL AREAS FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
KODIAK-AK.

...NO - REPEAT NO - TSUNAMI WATCH OR WARNING IS IN EFFECT
FOR THE COASTAL AREAS FROM THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO BORDER TO
KODIAK-AK...

FOR INFORMATION ONLY - ESTIMATED TIMES OF INITIAL WAVE ARRIVAL
SEWARD-AK 0150 AST NOV 17 TOFINO-BC 0438 PST NOV 17
YAKUTAT-AK 0203 AST NOV 17 NEAH BAY-WA 0448 PST NOV 17
SITKA-AK 0204 AST NOV 17 CHARLESTON-OR 0452 PST NOV 17
LANGARA-BC 0311 PST NOV 17 CRESCENT CITY-CA 0459 PST NOV 17
VALDEZ-AK 0213 AST NOV 17 SEASIDE-OR 0500 PST NOV 17
CORDOVA-AK 0222 AST NOV 17 ASTORIA-OR 0524 PST NOV 17
HOMER-AK 0246 AST NOV 17 SAN FRANCISCO-CA 0544 PST NOV 17
KETCHIKAN-AK 0323 AST NOV 17 SAN PEDRO-CA 0606 PST NOV 17
JUNEAU-AK 0325 AST NOV 17 LA JOLLA-CA 0617 PST NOV 17
$$

THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER AT EWA BEACH HAWAII WILL
ISSUE BULLETINS FOR OTHER AREAS OF THE PACIFIC.

BULLETINS WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS
WARRANT. THE TSUNAMI WATCH/WARNING WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV... FOR MORE INFORMATION AND ETA SITES.
[TSUWCA / WEPA41 PAAQ 1069052901]

EDIS-11-16-03 2308 PST




posted on Nov, 17 2003 @ 03:08 AM
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Is it just me or does there seem to be alot more big earthquakes coming in shorter periods of time?





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