Tsunami Advisory for Alaska

This alert expired on Jan 5, 2013 9:30 AM UTC
West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center
Alert area: Coastal areas between and including Cape Suckling, Alaska (75 miles SE of Cordova) to Kennedy Entrance, Alaska (40 miles SW of Homer)

Posted Jan 5, 2013 9:30 AM UTC

The tsunami Advisory continues in effect for the coastal areas of Alaska from Cape Suckling, Alaska (75 miles SE of Cordova) to Kennedy Entrance, Alaska (40 miles SW of Homer). - Event details: Preliminary magnitude 7.6 (Mw) earthquake / Lat: 55.330, Lon: -134.895 at 2013-01-05T08:58:20Z Tsunami advisories mean that a tsunami capable of producing strong currents or waves dangerous to people in or very near the water is expected. Significant widespread inundation is not expected for areas under an advisory. Currents may be hazardous to swimmers, boats, and coastal structures and may continue for several hours after the initial wave arrival.

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