MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) has issued a Tsunami Information No. 1 captioned as “Sea-Level Change Monitoring” on July 29, 2021 around 4:00 PM.
This is after a magnitude 8.1 earthquake has struck 60 Miles Se of Chignik, Alaska on July 29, 2021 at 2:15 PM.
PhiVolcs said that the approximate distance of the event from Manila, Philippines is 8,117 kilometers.
To quote from the official advisory from PhiVolcs:
ADVISORY: SEA-LEVEL CHANGE MONITORING
Tsunami Information No.1
Date and Time: 29 Jul 2021 – 02:15 PM
Magnitude = 8.1
Depth = 018 kilometers
Location = 55.5°N,157.9°W – 60 Miles Se Of Chignik, Alaska
As per evaluation of PhiVolcs, an earthquake of this magnitude has the potential of destructive tsunami and can strike coastlines in the region near the epicenter within minutes to hours.
PhiVolcs said that as of the moment, no evacuation is in place but coastal communities of the following provinces are advised to wait and watch.
- Batanes Group of Islands
- Surigao del Sur
- Davao Oriental
- Ilocos Norte
- Davao De Oro
- Eastern Samar
- Davao del Norte
- Northern Samar
- Davao del Sur
- Davao Occidental
- Camarines Norte
- Southern Leyte
- Camarines Sur
- Surigao del Norte
Should you have concerns related to this Tsunami Information, you may also reach the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) at the following contact details:
Telephone Number: Trunkline: +632 426-1468
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