They cancelled the tsunami advisory before I knew about it…

It’s sobering to think that an earthquake 4,300 miles away could trigger a tsunami advisory here. From Yahoo! Weather:
TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
715 PM PDT WED AUG 15 2007
...THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY FOR ALASKA/ BRITISH COLUMBIA/ WASHINGTON/ OREGON AND CALIFORNIA IS ENDED
... NO - REPEAT NO - WATCH OR WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE STATES AND PROVINCES LISTED ABOVE.
A TSUNAMI HAS BEEN OBSERVED ON A DEEP OCEAN PRESSURE SENSOR OFF NORTHERN CHILE. REPORTS FROM CHILE INDICATE THAT A DESTRUCTIVE TSUNAMI WAS NOT OBSERVED IN CHILE. THE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED TO THREATEN THE U.S. WEST COAST BRITISH COLUMBIA OR ALASKA.

EVALUATION
BASED ON THE LOCATION - MAGNITUDE - HISTORIC TSUNAMI RECORDS AND OBSERVED TSUNAMI EFFECTS THE EARTHQUAKE WAS NOT SUFFICIENT TO GENERATE A TSUNAMI DAMAGING TO CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/ BRITISH COLUMBIA OR ALASKA. SOME OF THESE AREAS MAY EXPERIENCE NON-DAMAGING SEA LEVEL CHANGES.
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
MAGNITUDE - 7.9
TIME - 1541 AKDT AUG 15 2007 1641 PDT AUG 15 2007 2341 UTC AUG 15 2007
LOCATION - 13.5 SOUTH 76.7 WEST - NEAR COAST OF PERU
DEPTH - 29 MILES/47 KM
THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER IN EWA BEACH HAWAII IS CLOSING ITS INVESTIGATION AND WILL ISSUE A FINAL MESSAGE FOR AREAS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/ BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA. THIS WILL BE THE LAST WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGE ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT. INFORMATION ABOUT THIS EVENT IS ALSO POSTED AT WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV.

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