False Alarm: USGS Issues Alert for Magnitude 6.5 Quake in Canada – AI Going Rogue?

Name: USGS Issues Alert for Magnitude 6.5 Quake in Canada.
Event: False Alarm.
Date: 9.6.2021.
Location: Canada, Earth.
News Link: sputniknews.com - 9.6.2021.

An earthquake alert that was "falsely generated by an automatic system".
Was this another EBS test? Or another AI going rogue?
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In 2018 there was a series of alarm and alert errors.
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Whoops! USGS Issues Alert for Magnitude 6.5 Quake in Canada But Deletes Bulletin Shortly After
The US Geological Survey reported on Monday that a significant 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck western Canada, near Queen Charlotte Sound.
There were no immediate reports on casualties or damage inflicted by tremors.
"This alert was falsely generated by an automatic system. It was quickly confirmed to be false and manually deleted. We will update this page when we know details of the error," the USGS explained the error in a statement soon after.

Source:  sputniknews.com - 9.6.2021.

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