TSUNAMI WARNING: The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a tsunami warning for the Pacific coastline of Alaska, western Canada and the northwest U.S. mainland, after a magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck the Queen Charlotte Islands area just off the coast of British Columbia on Saturday night. Tsunami waves could reach the northern coastline in Washington state as early as midnight Central Time.
- This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
|Depth||17.5 km (10.9 miles)|
|Region||QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS REGION|
|Distances||139 km (86 miles) S of Masset, Canada|
202 km (125 miles) SSW of Prince Rupert, Canada
293 km (182 miles) SW of Terrace, Canada
556 km (345 miles) NW of Campbell River, Canada