Showing posts with label Tsunami Warning Center. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Tsunami Warning Center. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Tsunami alert after major 7.9 magnitude quake hits W.Indonesia

A 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Sumatra island in western Indonesia Wednesday, the United States Geological Service said, triggering a tsunami warning.

Sunday, July 07, 2013

Two strong earthquakes 7.2 and 6.8 magnitude strike off Papua New Guinea coast . Pacific Tsunami Warning Center: tsunami warning none, not issued (VIDEO YT)


A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea, local time 04:35:31, the United States Geological Survey has confirmed. 

The quake was centered 110 km East Northeast of Taron, 164 km E of Namatanai, Papua New Guinea  and had a depth of 378.8 km (235.4 mi). There have been no immediate reports of damage or injury. A tsunami warning was not issued following the massive quake.

Saturday, January 05, 2013

7.7 quake hits west of Alaska coast, regional tsunami warning issued/tsunami warning canceled/Σεισμός μεγέθους 7,7 βαθμών της κλίμακας Ρίχτερ στην Αλάσκα

A 7.7-magnitude earthquake has struck the western coast of Alaska. A tsunami warning has been issued for Alaska and British Columbia.
Craig, Alaska, is the city nearest to the epicenter of the quake, the US Geological Survey reported.
The tremor occurred at a depth of 6 miles (9.6 kilometers) at 8:58am GMT.
Local residents wrote on Twitter that they have received alerts to evacuate the beaches.

EL News