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Posted 5 minutes ago – West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center
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A tsunami Advisory is now in effect which includes the coastal areas of British Columbia from the Washington-British Columbia border to the north tip of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. - Event details: Preliminary magnitude 7.7 (Mwp) earthquake / Lat: 55.268, Lon: -134.855 at 2013-01-05T08:58:16Z Tsunami advisories mean that a tsunami capable of producing strong currents or waves dangerous to people in or very near the water is expected. Significant widespread inundation is not expected for areas under an advisory. Currents may be hazardous to swimmers, boats, and coastal structures and may continue for several hours after the initial wave arrival.
Originally posted by bkaust
reply to post by Libertygal
Thanks libertygal! I'm not in HI, but honeymooning there soon, so am just keeping an eye on it I found a statement from ptwc regarding it, not expecting anything big, like you said, looks like its headed back to west coast. ptws bulletin