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Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
Apr 28 2017 at 4:36 pm EDT

  • Posted on Apr 28 2017 at 4:36 pm EDT
    Category: Information

    Bulletin Issue Time: 2017.04.28 20:36:14 UTC

    Preliminary Magnitude: 7.2(Mwp)

    Lat/Lon: 5.505 / 125.122

    Affected Region: in Mindanao, Philippine Islands

    Note: * There is no tsunami danger for the U.S. West Coast, British Columbia, or Alaska. * Based on earthquake information and historic tsunami records, the earthquake is not expected to generate a tsunami.

    Definition: 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. View bulletin

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  • Posted on Apr 28 2017 at 5:52 pm EDT
    000
    WEPA40 PHEB 282152
    TSUPAC
    
    TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 3
    NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
    2151 UTC FRI APR 28 2017
    
    ...PTWC FINAL TSUNAMI THREAT MESSAGE...
    
    
    **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****
    
     THIS MESSAGE 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.
    
    **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****
    
    THE TSUNAMI FORECAST IS UNCHANGED IN THIS MESSAGE.
    
    
    PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
    ---------------------------------
    
      * MAGNITUDE      6.9
      * ORIGIN TIME    2023 UTC APR 28 2017
      * COORDINATES    5.5 NORTH  125.2 EAST
      * DEPTH          43 KM / 27 MILES
      * LOCATION       MINDANAO  PHILIPPINES
    
    
    EVALUATION
    ----------
    
      * AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 6.9 OCCURRED IN
        MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES AT 2023 UTC ON FRIDAY APRIL 28 2017.
    
      * BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... THE TSUNAMI THREAT FROM THIS
        EARTHQUAKE HAS NOW PASSED.
    
    
    TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST...UPDATED
    ---------------------------------
    
      * THERE IS NO LONGER A TSUNAMI THREAT FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE.
    
    
    RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
    -------------------
    
      * REMAIN OBSERVANT AND EXERCISE NORMAL CAUTION NEAR THE SEA.
        OTHERWISE... NO ACTION IS REQUIRED.
    
    
    POTENTIAL IMPACTS
    -----------------
    
      * MINOR SEA LEVEL FLUCTUATIONS MAY OCCUR IN SOME COASTAL AREAS
        NEAR THE EARTHQUAKE OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS.
    
    
    NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    --------------------------------------
    
      * THIS WILL BE THE FINAL STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
        NEW INFORMATION IS 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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Tsunami warnings and information for Hawaii countries

  • Posted on Apr 28 2017 at 4:30 pm EDT
    578
    WEHW42 PHEB 282030
    TIBHWX
    HIZ001>003-005>009-012>014-016>021-023>026-282230-
    
    TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER   1
    NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
    1030 AM HST FRI APR 28 2017
    
    TO - EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN THE STATE OF HAWAII
    
    SUBJECT - TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT
    
    THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED.
    
    AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS
    
       ORIGIN TIME - 1023 AM HST 28 APR 2017
       COORDINATES -  5.5 NORTH  125.1 EAST
       LOCATION    - MINDANAO  PHILIPPINES
       MAGNITUDE   - 7.2  MOMENT
    
    EVALUATION
    
     BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS
     NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. REPEAT. A
     DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO
     TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII.
    
    THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
    ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.
    
    $$
    
    
    

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