8.0 Quake SE of Kodiak, Alaska. Tsunami watch for west coast.


A tsunami Watch is now in effect which includes the coastal areas of California, Oregon and Washington from The Cal./Mexico Border to The Wash./BC Border . – Event details: Preliminary magnitude 8.0 (Mwp) earthquake / Lat: 55.955, Lon: -149.227 at 2018-01-23T09:31:41 UTC Tsunami watches are an advance notice to areas that could be impacted by a tsunami at a later time. Watch areas may be upgraded to warning or advisory status, or canceled, based on new information or analysis. People in a watch area should closely follow subsequent tsunami messages.
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