Monday, 9 January 2017

ALERT: 5.8 quake near North Pole

WEAK53 PAAQ 082354
TIBAK1

Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
254 PM AKST Sun Jan 8 2017

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR ALASKA...


EVALUATION
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 * An earthquake has occurred; a tsunami is not expected.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
---------------------------------
 * The following parameters are based on a rapid preliminary
   assessment and changes may occur.

 * Magnitude      5.8
 * Origin Time    1447 AKST Jan 08 2017
                  1547  PST Jan 08 2017
                  2347  UTC Jan 08 2017
 * Coordinates    74.4 North 91.7 West
 * Depth          1 miles
 * Location       near Queen Elizabeth Islands, Canada


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
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 * The earthquake parameters are based on preliminary information.

 * Further information will be issued by the United States
   Geological Survey (earthquake.usgs.gov) or the appropriate
   regional seismic network.

 * This will be the only U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center
   message issued for this event unless additional information
   becomes available.
For those of you who think anything coming from this source is automatically and ipso facto 'false news' this seems to be confirmation

http://quakes.globalincidentmap.com

Sunday January 8 2017, 23:47:12 UTC99 minutes agoQueen Elizabeth Islands, Canada.6.46.0GeoScience AustraliaDetail
Sunday January 8 2017, 23:47:12 UTC99 minutes ago86km ESE of Resolute, Canada5.818.9USGS FeedDetail
Sunday January 8 2017, 23:47:07 UTC99 minutes ago98km ESE of Resolute, Canada5.81.0USGS FeedDetail

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