Alaska Quake M7.8 Rattles Area, Tsunami Alert Cancelled | 2

ALASKA QUAKE 2020

UPDATE 2 

The USGS reported a M7.8 earthquake that rattled the State of Alaska which prompted an emergency Tsunami alert has now been cancelled.

The earthquake occurred approximately 99 km (61.51 miles) SSE of Perryville, Alaska (USA) that occurred 06:12:42 (UTC) on 7/22/2020 or around 2312 PT on 7/21/2020 (West Coast time).  It would have been around 2212 AKDT.

Quake has been deemed to have been a M7.8 that is located Lat: 55.2*  N.   Lon:  158.6* W.  It is approximately 75 miles south of Chignik, Alaska that was 8 miles in depth.

TIMELINE

July 22, 2020

M5.7 – 123km SE of Sand Point, Alaska. 7/22/2020 0620 UTC. (0026 PT) 26.2 km depth.   Tsunami alert is cancelled at 0125 PT.

July 21, 2020

M7.8 – Alaska Peninsula. 105 km SSE of Perryville, Alaska.  28.0 km in depth. 2329 PT / 7/22/2020 0612 UTC. Tsunami alert issued for Alaska.

(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 7/22/2020 0130 PT | 2