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6.7M quake strikes Aleutian Islands, no tsunami threat for Hawaii

TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 2
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
813 PM HST SAT JUL 17 2010

SUBJECT – TSUNAMI INFORMATION

THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

ORIGIN TIME – 0757 PM HST 17 JUL 2010
COORDINATES – 52.5 NORTH 169.5 WEST
LOCATION – FOX ISLANDS ALEUTIAN ISLANDS
MAGNITUDE – 6.7 MOMENT

EVALUATION

BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. REPEAT. A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII.

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.

Magnitude 6.7
Date-Time

* Sunday, July 18, 2010 at 05:56:49 UTC
* Saturday, July 17, 2010 at 09:56:49 PM at epicenter
* Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location
52.970°N, 169.504°W
Depth
35 km (21.7 miles) set by location program
Region
FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA
Distances
45 km (25 miles) W of Nikolski, Alaska
85 km (55 miles) ENE of Yunaska Island, Alaska
1500 km (930 miles) WSW of Anchorage, Alaska
2265 km (1400 miles) W of JUNEAU, Alaska

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