Developing Story: A 7.8 Earthquake was recorded 75 miles south of Chignik at 10:10 p.m. Alaska time, triggering the National Tsunami Warning Center to issue a warning for coastal Alaska. Sirens and phone warnings alerted residents from Unalaska to Homer to move to higher ground.
Sand Point was expected to be the first community to see the tidal wave, at approximately 11:15 p.m., the wave was reported by the director of NOAA's Tsunami Warning Center to be approximately 25 centimeters. After the Sand Point report ,NOAA advises they are not expecting a massive wave anywhere.
Estimated tsumani arrival times: Sand Point 11:15 PM, Unalaska 11:30 PM, Kodiak 12:05 AM, Adak/Cold Bay 12:15 AM, Seward 12:30 AM, Valdez 12:50 AM, Cordova 1:00 AM. Homer 1:25 AM.
The State has activated The ARES Ham Radio net. Radio traffic can be heard on 3920 KHz LSB, the 147.300 repeater and 146.49 simplex. Coast Guard has been heard on 4125 KHz USB and VHF Channel 16, 156.800 MHz.