Magnitude:
Time: 10-18-2015 T05:19:00
Country: USA

ICYBAY,AK

This tsunami was recorded in Usa on 10-18-2015 T05:19:00, where a 193 meter tall sea wave released a sizeable amount of seismic energy reaching a magnitude of The USGS monitors tsunami events around the globe, and has assigned this event an ID of 5596. This region of Usa falls within region code 87.
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Surface Geology

Underlying geological composition for the surrounding area.

Western Alaska Range - porphyry copper
Cretaceous porphyry prospects along the Kahiltna Basin-Peninsula terrane boundary
Pacific Margin - porphyry copper
Cretaceous through middle Tertiary volcanic and intrusive rocks representing a series of continental- and island-arc systems accreted and superimposed onto the paleomargin of northeast Asia.

Surface Lithology

w - None
Water

Related USGS Publications

70142817 - 2015 - Basement and regional structure along strike of the Queen Charlotte Fault in the context of modern and historical earthquake ruptures



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Tsunami Measurement
tsunami scale

Tsunami Stats
region_code 87
year 2015
location_name ICYBAY,AK
id 5596
state AK
event_validity 4
time 10-18-2015 T05:19:00
latitude 60.08
maximum_water_height 193
cause_code 8
longitude -141.3
country USA

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