M6.5 EARTHQUAKE OFF ALASKA - TSUNAMI WARNING BUOYS OUT OF SERVICE - NO WAY TO KNOW IF DANGER APPROACHING

M6.5 EARTHQUAKE OFF ALASKA - TSUNAMI WARNING BUOYS OUT OF SERVICE - NO WAY TO KNOW IF DANGER APPROACHING
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At 5:35 PM eastern US time, a Magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck off the Aleutian Islands in Alaska; at a depth of 19km. Three Tsunami Warning Buoys in that area are OUT OF SERVICE and so there's no telling if a major Tsunami is already making it's way to the US/CANADA west coast!

The quake is shown on the image below:

The initial report from the US Geological Survey reported TWO such 6.5 quakes, one at 19km, the other at 31km, but within minutes, all record of the SECOND quake, "disappeared" from the USGS site!

This is a developing story, check back for updates in a few minutes.

 

UPDATE  6:12 PM EDT --

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is NO TSUNAMI THREAT.   

Great!  But how do they know?  The Tsunami Warning Buoys seem to be offline . . . .

Here's the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center Report:

WEAK53 PAAQ 022145
TIBAK1

Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
145 PM AKDT Tue Apr 2 2019

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

EVALUATION
----------
 * There is no tsunami danger for the U.S. West Coast, British 
   Columbia, or Alaska. 

 * Based on earthquake information and historic tsunami records, 
   the earthquake is not expected to generate a tsunami. 

 * An earthquake has occurred with parameters listed below. 


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
---------------------------------

 * The following parameters are based on a rapid preliminary
   assessment of the earthquake and changes may occur.

 * Magnitude      6.5
 * Origin Time    1336 AKDT Apr 02 2019
                  1436  PDT Apr 02 2019
                  2136  UTC Apr 02 2019
 * Coordinates    52.0 North 178.0 East
 * Depth          19 miles
 * Location       55 miles NW of Amchitka, Alaska
                  225 miles W of Adak, Alaska


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
--------------------------------------
 * Refer to the internet site tsunami.gov for more information. 

 * Pacific coastal regions outside California, Oregon, Washington, 
   British Columbia, and Alaska should refer to the Pacific Tsunami 
   Warning Center messages at tsunami.gov. 

 * This will be the only U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center 
   message issued for this event unless additional information 
   becomes available. 

$$

 Here is an image from the National Data Buoy Center showing (in red) the Tsunami Warning Buoys in that area.  Look how many are OFFLINE:

So how can they know there is "no tsunami threat" when the very instruments which would tell them -- are broken?

 

 

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  • This commment is unpublished.
    Matthew Worner · 2 months ago
    The dot gov in the URL is a definitive clue it's more'n likely bullshit. Just look for the sea water in through your windows and you'll know if a tsunami is imminent.
  • This commment is unpublished.
    Ratcoon · 2 months ago
    Just ANOTHER method of population control ......imagine that ...."break" the warning systems so they don't report . . . AND THEN with the satellite systems they can tell you/tax you if you added an additional level to your house. . . . . gee, how convenient