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U.S. West Coast, Alaska, and British Columbia coastal regions
NOAA/NWS/West Coast and Alaska
Tsunami Warning Center
Tsunami Information Statement #2
issued 08/31/2012 at 6:36AM PDT
This message is updated with REVISED MAGNITUDE OF 7.6.
A strong earthquake has occurred, but a tsunami IS NOT
expected along the California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, or Alaska coast.
NO tsunami warning, watch or advisory is in effect for these areas.
tsunami IS NOT expected along the California,
Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and Alaska coasts
although some of these areas may experience non-damaging sea level changes.
At 5:48 AM Pacific Daylight Time on August 31, an
preliminary magnitude 7.6
occurred in the Philippine Islands region
(Refer to the United States Geological Survey for official earthquake parameters.)
Pacific coastal regions outside California, Oregon, Washington,
British Columbia, and Alaska should refer to the
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
messages for information on the event.
This will be the final statement issued for this event by the
West Coast/Alaska Tsunami Warning Center unless conditions
warrant. See the WCATWC
web site for basic tsunami information,
and a tsunami travel time map.
(NOTE: Travel time maps indicate forecasted times only, not
that a wave was generated.)