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This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude 7.3 (Preliminary magnitude — update expected within 15 minutes)
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 03:10:00 UTC
Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 06:10:00 PM at epicenter
Location 52.100°N, 171.700°W
Depth 40 km (24.9 miles) set by location program
Region FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA
172 km (107 miles) E (93°) from Atka, AK
214 km (133 miles) WSW (245°) from Nikolski, AK
339 km (211 miles) E (84°) from Adak, AK
1666 km (1035 miles) WSW (243°) from Anchorage, AK
Location Uncertainty Error estimate not available
Parameters NST= 12, Nph=0, Dmin=0 km, Rmss=0 sec, Gp= 0,
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=A
NOAA Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
Event ID pt11175001
A Tsunami Warning is now in effect which includes the coastal areas of Alaska from Unimak Pass, Alaska (80 miles NE of Dutch Harbor) to Amchitka Pass, Alaska (125 miles W of Adak).
Originally posted by RoyalBlue
Just saw it too!
Does anybody know what this means for that region? I'm not familiar with Fox, Aleutian Islands.
Originally posted by Reconer
Really? Preliminary? Ok I think I read it to quick but dang...this and the levee breach what else is going down?
fast-moving stream of solar wind is buffeting Earth's magnetic field. The combined effect of this stream plus a CME expected to arrive on June 24th
A major earthquake of 7.4 magnitude hit in the Pacific Ocean on Thursday 107 miles east of Atka, Alaska, and at a depth of about 25 miles in the Pacific Ocean, and a tsunami warning was in effect for coastal Alaska, the U.S. Geologic Survey said
STORM WARNING: A fast-moving stream of solar wind is buffeting Earth's magnetic field. The combined effect of this stream plus a CME expected to arrive on June 24th has prompted NOAA forecasters to declare a 30% to 35% chance of geomagnetic storms during the next 24 hours. High-latitude sky watchers should be alert for auroras.
Originally posted by lcbjr1979
I will be keeping an eye on this for the next few hours. Does anyone know how prepared they are in Alaska for a quake of this magnitude?
On a side not there is no alignment with Elenin so they cant blame this quake on it.