tsunami



September 21, 2017, 8:30 pm (UTC: -07:00)
Subject: tsunami

EXPERIMENTAL FORECASTS

** PTCW - Tsunami warnings and info for Pacific Ocean (1.3 days old) **
UPDATED: 20 Sep 2017 20:16:28 GMT
Tsunami warnings and information for Pacific Ocean countries
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TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
2015 UTC WED SEP 20 2017

...PTWC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT...


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THIS STATEMENT IS ISSUED FOR INFORMATION ONLY IN SUPPORT OF THE
UNESCO/IOC PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING AND MITIGATION SYSTEM AND IS
MEANT FOR NATIONAL AUTHORITIES IN EACH COUNTRY OF THAT SYSTEM.

NATIONAL AUTHORITIES WILL DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATE LEVEL OF
ALERT FOR EACH COUNTRY AND MAY ISSUE ADDITIONAL OR MORE REFINED
INFORMATION.

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PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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* MAGNITUDE 6.5
* ORIGIN TIME 2010 UTC SEP 20 2017
* COORDINATES 18.8 SOUTH 169.0 EAST
* DEPTH 197 KM / 122 MILES
* LOCATION VANUATU


EVALUATION
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* AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 6.5 OCCURRED IN
THE VANUATU ISLANDS AT 2010 UTC ON WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 20
2017.

* BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT
FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE.


RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
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* NO ACTION IS REQUIRED.


NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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* THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED OR THE SITUATION CHANGES.

* AUTHORITATIVE INFORMATION ABOUT THE EARTHQUAKE FROM THE U.S.
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT
EARTHQUAKE.USGS.GOV/EARTHQUAKES -ALL LOWER CASE-.

* FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THIS EVENT MAY BE FOUND AT
PTWC.WEATHER.GOV AND AT WWW.TSUNAMI.GOV.

* COASTAL REGIONS OF HAWAII... AMERICAN SAMOA... GUAM... AND
CNMI SHOULD REFER TO PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES
SPECIFICALLY FOR THOSE PLACES THAT CAN BE FOUND AT
PTWC.WEATHER.GOV.

* COASTAL REGIONS OF CALIFORNIA... OREGON... WASHINGTON...
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD ONLY REFER TO U.S.
NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES THAT CAN BE FOUND
AT NTWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV.

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** NWS West Coast/Alaska Tsunami Center Bulletin (1.3 days old) **
20 Sep 2017 20:18:02 GMT
This is a Tsunami Information Statement for Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, and California. - Event details: Preliminary magnitude 6.5 (Mwp) earthquake / Lat: -18.809, Lon: 169.025 at 2017-09-20T20:09:50 UTC An information statement indicates that an earthquake has occurred, but does not pose a tsunami threat, or that a tsunami warning, advisory, or watch has been issued for another section of the ocean.



EXPIRES: 2017-09-20T21:18:02-00:00