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U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center
Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
Jan 21 2017 at 11:40 pm EST

  • Posted on Jan 21 2017 at 11:40 pm EST
    Category: Information

    Bulletin Issue Time: 2017.01.22 04:40:36 UTC

    Preliminary Magnitude: 8.0(Mwp)

    Lat/Lon: -6.100 / 155.200

    Affected Region: near the Solomon Islands

    Note: * There is no tsunami danger for the U.S. West Coast, British Columbia, or Alaska. * Based on the depth of the earthquake, a tsunami is not expected.

    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 Jan 22 2017 at 1:41 am EST
    000
    WEPA40 PHEB 220641
    TSUPAC
    
    TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 5
    NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
    0639 UTC SUN JAN 22 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      7.9
      * ORIGIN TIME    0430 UTC JAN 22 2017
      * COORDINATES    6.1 SOUTH  155.2 EAST
      * DEPTH          168 KM / 104 MILES
      * LOCATION       SOLOMON ISLANDS
    
    
    EVALUATION
    ----------
    
      * AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 7.9 OCCURRED IN
        THE SOLOMON ISLANDS AT 0430 UTC ON SUNDAY JANUARY 22 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.
    
    
    TSUNAMI OBSERVATIONS
    --------------------
    
      * THE FOLLOWING ARE TSUNAMI WAVE OBSERVATIONS FROM COASTAL
        AND/OR DEEP-OCEAN SEA LEVEL GAUGES AT THE INDICATED
        LOCATIONS. THE MAXIMUM TSUNAMI HEIGHT IS MEASURED WITH
        RESPECT TO THE NORMAL TIDE LEVEL.
    
                                GAUGE      TIME OF   MAXIMUM     WAVE
                             COORDINATES   MEASURE   TSUNAMI   PERIOD
        GAUGE LOCATION        LAT   LON     (UTC)     HEIGHT    (MIN)
        -------------------------------------------------------------
        DART 55012           15.7S 158.5E    0603   0.01M/0.03FT   44
        DART 55023           14.7S 153.5E    0545  0.005M/0.015FT  48
    
    
    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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  • Posted on Jan 21 2017 at 11:41 pm EST
    930
    WEHW42 PHEB 220441
    TIBHWX
    HIZ001>003-005>009-012>014-016>021-023>026-220641-
    
    TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER   1
    NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
    641 PM HST SAT JAN 21 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 - 0630 PM HST 21 JAN 2017
       COORDINATES -  6.1 SOUTH  155.2 EAST
       LOCATION    - SOLOMON ISLANDS
       MAGNITUDE   - 8.0  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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