Earthquake 6.9 50 Mi West of Eureka Mar. 9 2014

update as of 1100 pm there have been 5 aftershocks ranging from 2.9 up to 4.6

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/nc72182046#summary

Event Time

  1. 2014-03-10 05:18:12 UTC
  2. 2014-03-09 21:18:12 UTC-08:00 at epicenter
  3. 2014-03-09 22:18:12 UTC-07:00 system time

Location

40.821°N 125.128°W depth=7.0km (4.3mi)

Nearby Cities

  1. 77km (48mi) WNW of Ferndale, California
  2. 81km (50mi) W of Eureka, California
  3. 85km (53mi) WNW of Fortuna, California
  4. 87km (54mi) W of McKinleyville, California
  5. 398km (247mi) NW of Sacramento, California
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WEHW42 PHEB 100527
TIBHWX
HIZ001>003-005>009-012>014-016>021-023>026-100727-

TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER   1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
727 PM HST SUN MAR 09 2014

TO - CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII

SUBJECT - TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT

THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

   ORIGIN TIME - 0718 PM HST 09 MAR 2014
   COORDINATES - 40.8 NORTH  124.9 WEST
   LOCATION    - OFF THE COAST OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
   MAGNITUDE   - 7.0  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.

http://ptwc.weather.gov/text.php?id=hawaii.TIBHWX.2014.03.10.0527

WEAK53 PAAQ 100522
TIBAK1

PUBLIC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1022 PM PDT SUN MAR 9 2014

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR ALASKA/ BRITISH
   COLUMBIA/ WASHINGTON/ OREGON AND CALIFORNIA...

EVALUATION
----------
 * THERE IS NO TSUNAMI DANGER FOR THE AREAS LISTED ABOVE.

 * THIS EVALUATION IS BASED ON EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION AND
   HISTORIC TSUNAMI RECORDS.

 * AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH PARAMETERS LISTED BELOW.

PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
---------------------------------
 * MAGNITUDE      7.0
 * ORIGIN TIME    2118 AKDT MAR 09 2014
                  2218  PDT MAR 09 2014
                  0518  UTC MAR 10 2014
 * COORDINATES    40.8 NORTH 124.9 WEST
 * DEPTH          7 MILES
 * LOCATION       40 MILES W OF EUREKA CALIFORNIA
                  250 MILES NW OF SAN FRANCISCO CALIFORNIA

NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
--------------------------------------
 * THIS WILL BE THE ONLY U.S. NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER
   MESSAGE FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES
   AVAILABLE.

 * REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE NTWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR
   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

 * PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA... OREGON... 
   WASHINGTON... BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE 
   PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES AT PTWC.WEATHER.GOV.

http://wcatwc.arh.noaa.gov/events/PAAQ/2014/03/10/n27g2e/1/WEAK53/WEAK53.txt
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