Event Report

Base data

Event code CI-PWS/03808/USA
Main category Critical Infrastructure Disruption
Sub category power supply
Event date (UTC) Tue, 11 May 2021 04:25:26 +0000
Last update (UTC) Tue, 11 May 2021 04:25:26 +0000


Continent North-America
Country USA
Administration area State of Pennsylvania
Settlement Towanda
Exact location
Open Location Code: 87H5QH84+QM
Size of affected area County-level
Additional events None or not detected.

Common Alerting Protocol Information

Urgency Past
Certainty Observed
Severity Extreme
Category Infra

Event details

A large power outage in Towanda has led to early dismissal for students in the Towanda Area School District. The district released a statement on their website announcing that students would be leaving at 10:30 a.m. due to the power outage. Students will not be attending the Northern Tier Career Center this afternoon, but extra-curricular activities will continue as planned later today. According to Penelec, approximately 2,100 customers in the Towanda area were without power. The outage site appears to be around State and Poplar Street. Power was restored to most customers by 2 p.m. The cause of the power outage is unknown at this time.
Authentic source : Information from trusted source (newspapers, emails, websites).

Situation update


Number of dead: 0 person(s)
Number of injured: 0 person(s)
Number of Affected: 0 person(s)
Number of Rescued/evacuated: 0 person(s)
Number of Missing: 0 person(s)
Number of Infected: 0 person(s)

Event Specific Details

[Critical Infrastructure Disruption - power supply]

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Risk Analisys

Nearest marine ports There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest airports There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest nuclear power plant There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.

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