New system tested by magnitude 6.4 quake off Alaska coast on Monday
Posted: Nov 12, 2012 2:43 PM PT
Last Updated: Nov 12, 2012 7:05 PM PT
The B.C. government is upgrading its tsunami warning plans following delays broadcasting emergency information after a magnitude 7.7 earthquake last month.
After the quake struck off the west coast of Haida Gwaii on Oct. 27 at 8:04 p.m. PT, emergency officials in B.C. did not issue any sort of tsunami alert or advisory for 51 minutes, leaving many civic leaders in B.C. wondering what they were supposed to do. . . . more