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National Tsunami Warning Center
Tsunami Seismic Information Statement
Apr 19 2014 at 4:35 am PDT

  • Posted on Apr 19 2014 at 4:35 am PDT
    Category: Information

    Bulletin Issue Time: 2014.04.19 11:35:55 UTC

    Preliminary Magnitude: 4.4(Ml)

    Lat/Lon: 67.872 / -162.167

    Affected Region: 70 miles N of Kotzebue, Alaska

    Note: * There is NO tsunami danger from this earthquake.

    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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PTWC - Pacific Ocean Bulletins
Tsunami warnings and information for Pacific Ocean countries

  • Posted on Apr 18 2014 at 6:12 pm PDT
    000
    WEPA42 PHEB 190112
    TIBPAC
    
    TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001
    PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS
    ISSUED AT 0112Z 19 APR 2014
    
    THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO AREAS WITHIN AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC
    OCEAN AND ADJACENT SEAS...EXCEPT ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA...
    WASHINGTON...OREGON AND CALIFORNIA.
    
    ... TSUNAMI INFORMATION BULLETIN ...
    
    THIS BULLETIN IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY.
    
    THIS BULLETIN IS ISSUED AS ADVICE TO GOVERNMENT AGENCIES.  ONLY
    NATIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO MAKE
    DECISIONS REGARDING THE OFFICIAL STATE OF ALERT IN THEIR AREA AND
    ANY ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN RESPONSE.
    
    AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS
    
     ORIGIN TIME -  0104Z 19 APR 2014
     COORDINATES -   6.8 SOUTH  155.1 EAST
     DEPTH       -   52 KM
     LOCATION    -  SOLOMON ISLANDS
     MAGNITUDE   -  6.9
    
    EVALUATION
    
     NO DESTRUCTIVE WIDESPREAD TSUNAMI THREAT EXISTS BASED ON
     HISTORICAL EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI DATA.
    
     HOWEVER - EARTHQUAKES OF THIS SIZE SOMETIMES GENERATE LOCAL
     TSUNAMIS THAT CAN BE DESTRUCTIVE ALONG COASTS LOCATED WITHIN
     A HUNDRED KILOMETERS OF THE EARTHQUAKE EPICENTER. AUTHORITIES
     IN THE REGION OF THE EPICENTER SHOULD BE AWARE OF THIS
     POSSIBILITY AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION.
    
    THIS WILL BE THE ONLY BULLETIN ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.
    
    THE JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY MAY ALSO ISSUE TSUNAMI MESSAGES
    FOR THIS EVENT TO COUNTRIES IN THE NORTHWEST PACIFIC AND SOUTH
    CHINA SEA REGION.  IN CASE OF CONFLICTING INFORMATION... THE
    MORE CONSERVATIVE INFORMATION SHOULD BE USED FOR SAFETY.
    
    THE U.S. NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WILL ISSUE PRODUCTS
    FOR ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA...WASHINGTON...OREGON...CALIFORNIA.
    
    
  • Posted on Apr 18 2014 at 7:39 am PDT

PTWC - Hawaii Bulletins
Tsunami warnings and information for Hawaii countries

  • Posted on Apr 18 2014 at 6:13 pm PDT
    000
    WEHW42 PHEB 190113
    TIBHWX
    HIZ001>003-005>009-012>014-016>021-023>026-190313-
    
    TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER   1
    NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
    313 PM HST FRI APR 18 2014
    
    TO - CIVIL DEFENSE 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 - 0304 PM HST 18 APR 2014
       COORDINATES -  6.8 SOUTH  155.1 EAST
       LOCATION    - SOLOMON ISLANDS
       MAGNITUDE   - 6.9  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.
    
    $$
    
    
  • Posted on Apr 18 2014 at 7:40 am PDT

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