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03 April 2016

[Tsunami Message - IOC] PTWC FINAL TSUNAMI THREAT MESSAGE

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 2
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
0912 UTC SUN APR 3 2016

...PTWC FINAL TSUNAMI THREAT MESSAGE...


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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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NOTE REDUCED MAGNITUDE

PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
---------------------------------

* MAGNITUDE 6.9
* ORIGIN TIME 0824 UTC APR 3 2016
* COORDINATES 14.2 SOUTH 166.8 EAST
* DEPTH 33 KM / 20 MILES
* LOCATION VANUATU


EVALUATION
----------

* AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 6.9 OCCURRED IN
THE VANUATU ISLANDS AT 0824 UTC ON SUNDAY APRIL 3 2016.

* BASED ON ALL DATA AVAILABLE TO THIS CENTER... THE TSUNAMI
THREAT FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE HAS NOW MOSTLY PASSED. ANY
REMAINING THREAT SHOULD BE EVALUATED BY LOCAL AUTHORITIES IN
IMPACTED AREAS.


TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST
-----------------------

* THE TSUNAMI THREAT HAS NOW LARGELY PASSED.


RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
-------------------

* GOVERNMENT AGENCIES RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY IMPACTED COASTAL
AREAS SHOULD MONITOR CONDITIONS AT THE COAST TO DETERMINE IF
AND WHEN IT IS SAFE TO RESUME NORMAL ACTIVITIES.

* PERSONS LOCATED NEAR IMPACTED COASTAL AREAS SHOULD STAY ALERT
FOR INFORMATION AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS FROM LOCAL
AUTHORITIES.

* REMAIN OBSERVANT AND EXERCISE NORMAL CAUTION NEAR THE SEA.


POTENTIAL IMPACTS
-----------------

* MINOR SEA LEVEL FLUCTUATIONS OF UP TO 0.3 METERS ABOVE AND
BELOW THE NORMAL TIDE MAY CONTINUE 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.

$$

2016-04-03 08:23:53 UPDATED: (M7.2) VANUATU -14.3 166.8 (10544)

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==



Region: VANUATU
Geographic coordinates: 14.347S, 166.821E
Magnitude: 7.2
Depth: 35 km
Universal Time (UTC): 3 Apr 2016 08:23:54
Time near the Epicenter: 3 Apr 2016 19:23:54
Local standard time in your area: 3 Apr 2016 10:23:54

Location with respect to nearby cities:
81 km (50 mi) NNW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu
136 km (84 mi) NNW of Luganville, Vanuatu
407 km (252 mi) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
728 km (451 mi) N of We, New Caledonia
863 km (535 mi) N of Paita, New Caledonia


ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
________________________________
event ID : us 20005e8t

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seismologist.
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EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 7.0 VANUATU 03/04/2016 08:23 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification

Magnitude 7.0 03/04/2016 08:23 VANUATU

These parameters are preliminary and subject to revisions.
For updates, please consult: http://www.emsc-csem.org


A magnitude 7.0 earthquake has occurred VANUATU at:
14.31S 166.83E Depth 40km 03/04/2016 at 08:23:54 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
2045 km NE Brisbane (pop 1843392, local time 18:23:54.5 2016-04-03)
1309 km W Suva (pop 199455, local time 20:23:54.5 2016-04-03)
138 km NW Luganville (pop 13397, local time 19:23:54.5 2016-04-03)
86 km NW Port olry (pop 1951, local time 19:23:54.5 2016-04-03)

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M7.0 VANUATU 03/04/2016 08:23 (UTC)

03/04/2016 08:23.
Magnitude 7.0.
VANUATU .
Latitude 14.31 South.
Longitude 166.83 East.
Depth 40 kilometers.
48 kilometers North East of Takumuna

ALERT: Mw 7.0 VANUATU 48 km NE Takumuna 03/04/2016 08:23 (UTC)

Centre Sismologique Euro-Mediterraneen
European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre

Rapid Determination of Source Parameters
operated at LDG (Paris) and IGN (Madrid)

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*********************** ALERT MESSAGE ****************************
*********************************************************************

WARNING : These parameters are preliminary and subject to revision.
Location and magnitude estimations may be revised if necessary in
an INFORMATION message.
_____________________________________________________________________



EARTHQUAKE on 03/04/2016 at 08:23 (UTC)
VANUATU 48 km NE Takumuna

MAGNITUDE: Mw 7.0

Data provided by: AT BUD GFZ KAN MAD PTWC SC3

Latitude = 14.31 S
Longitude = 166.83 E
Origin Time = 08:23:54.5 (UTC)
Depth = 40 Km
RMS = 1.42 sec
Gap = 53 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 8.4 Km
- Semi minor = 6.9 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 69 degrees

Number of data used = 82

Preliminary location computed on Sun Apr 3 08:40:13 2016 (UTC)
Done by Sophie Merrer

Comments :

Message number: 2297

All magnitudes estimations :
Mi7.2 (AT) M 6.8 (BUD) M 6.7 (GFZ) Mw6.9 (KAN) M
w7.2 (PTWC) M 6.8 (SC3)

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[Tsunami Message - IOC] PTWC TSUNAMI THREAT MESSAGE

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
0831 UTC SUN APR 3 2016

...PTWC TSUNAMI THREAT MESSAGE...


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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.

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PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
---------------------------------

* MAGNITUDE 7.2
* ORIGIN TIME 0824 UTC APR 3 2016
* COORDINATES 14.2 SOUTH 166.9 EAST
* DEPTH 10 KM / 6 MILES
* LOCATION VANUATU


EVALUATION
----------

* AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 7.2 OCCURRED IN
THE VANUATU ISLANDS AT 0824 UTC ON SUNDAY APRIL 3 2016.

* BASED ON THE PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS... HAZARDOUS
TSUNAMI WAVES ARE POSSIBLE FOR COASTS LOCATED WITHIN 300 KM OF
THE EARTHQUAKE EPICENTER.


TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST
---------------------------------

* HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE ARE POSSIBLE
WITHIN 300 KM OF THE EPICENTER ALONG THE COASTS OF

VANUATU
.



RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
-------------------

* GOVERNMENT AGENCIES RESPONSIBLE FOR THREATENED COASTAL AREAS
SHOULD TAKE ACTION TO INFORM AND INSTRUCT ANY COASTAL
POPULATIONS AT RISK IN ACCORDANCE WITH THEIR OWN EVALUATION...
PROCEDURES AND THE LEVEL OF THREAT.

* PERSONS LOCATED IN THREATENED COASTAL AREAS SHOULD STAY ALERT
FOR INFORMATION AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS FROM NATIONAL AND
LOCAL AUTHORITIES.


ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL
--------------------------

* ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL -ETA- OF THE INITIAL TSUNAMI WAVE
FOR PLACES WITH A POTENTIAL TSUNAMI THREAT AS WELL AS FOR
OTHER PLACES HAVING AN ETA WITHIN THE NEXT SIX HOURS. ACTUAL
ARRIVAL TIMES MAY DIFFER AND THE INITIAL WAVE MAY NOT BE THE
LARGEST. A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES AND THE TIME BETWEEN
WAVES CAN BE FIVE MINUTES TO ONE HOUR.

LOCATION REGION COORDINATES ETA(UTC)
------------------------------------------------------------
ESPERITU SANTO VANUATU 15.1S 167.3E 0841 04/03
SANTA CRUZ ISLA SOLOMON ISLANDS 10.9S 165.9E 0911 04/03
KIRAKIRA SOLOMON ISLANDS 10.4S 161.9E 0921 04/03
ANATOM ISLAND VANUATU 20.2S 169.9E 0945 04/03
AUKI SOLOMON ISLANDS 8.8S 160.6E 0954 04/03
HONIARA SOLOMON ISLANDS 9.3S 160.0E 1004 04/03
GHATERE SOLOMON ISLANDS 7.8S 159.2E 1010 04/03
MUNDA SOLOMON ISLANDS 8.4S 157.2E 1022 04/03
PANGGOE SOLOMON ISLANDS 6.9S 157.2E 1024 04/03
FALAMAE SOLOMON ISLANDS 7.4S 155.6E 1025 04/03
FUNAFUTI ISLAND TUVALU 7.9S 178.5E 1037 04/03
NAURU NAURU 0.5S 166.9E 1040 04/03
NOUMEA NEW CALEDONIA 22.3S 166.5E 1040 04/03
AMUN PAPUA NEW GUINEA 6.0S 154.7E 1044 04/03
WOODLARK ISLAND PAPUA NEW GUINEA 9.0S 152.9E 1045 04/03
KIETA PAPUA NEW GUINEA 6.1S 155.6E 1045 04/03
RABAUL PAPUA NEW GUINEA 4.2S 152.3E 1103 04/03
SUVA FIJI 18.1S 178.4E 1108 04/03
FUTUNA ISLAND WALLIS AND FUTUN 14.3S 178.2W 1109 04/03
WALLIS ISLAND WALLIS AND FUTUN 13.3S 176.3W 1125 04/03
KOSRAE ISLAND KOSRAE 5.5N 163.0E 1135 04/03
ULAMONA PAPUA NEW GUINEA 5.0S 151.3E 1138 04/03
LAE PAPUA NEW GUINEA 6.8S 147.0E 1139 04/03
HOWLAND ISLAND HOWLAND AND BAKE 0.6N 176.6W 1143 04/03
KAVIENG PAPUA NEW GUINEA 2.5S 150.7E 1149 04/03
RAOUL ISLAND KERMADEC ISLANDS 29.2S 177.9W 1151 04/03
NUKUNONU ISLAND TOKELAU 9.2S 171.8W 1153 04/03
MAJURO MARSHALL ISLANDS 7.1N 171.4E 1157 04/03
NORTH CAPE NEW ZEALAND 34.4S 173.3E 1158 04/03
NUKUALOFA TONGA 21.0S 175.2W 1158 04/03
PORT MORESBY PAPUA NEW GUINEA 9.3S 146.9E 1200 04/03
KWAJALEIN MARSHALL ISLANDS 8.7N 167.7E 1202 04/03
TARAWA ISLAND KIRIBATI 1.5N 173.0E 1202 04/03
KANTON ISLAND KIRIBATI 2.8S 171.7W 1202 04/03
APIA SAMOA 13.8S 171.8W 1210 04/03
POHNPEI ISLAND POHNPEI 7.0N 158.2E 1211 04/03
MADANG PAPUA NEW GUINEA 5.2S 145.8E 1211 04/03
BRISBANE AUSTRALIA 27.2S 153.3E 1213 04/03
PAGO PAGO AMERICAN SAMOA 14.3S 170.7W 1214 04/03
MANUS ISLAND PAPUA NEW GUINEA 2.0S 147.5E 1222 04/03
NIUE ISLAND NIUE 19.0S 170.0W 1236 04/03
CAIRNS AUSTRALIA 16.7S 145.8E 1238 04/03
ENIWETOK MARSHALL ISLANDS 11.4N 162.3E 1244 04/03
PUKAPUKA ISLAND COOK ISLANDS 10.8S 165.9W 1246 04/03
WEWAK PAPUA NEW GUINEA 3.5S 143.6E 1250 04/03
SYDNEY AUSTRALIA 33.9S 151.4E 1253 04/03
AUCKLAND WEST NEW ZEALAND 37.1S 174.2E 1258 04/03
VANIMO PAPUA NEW GUINEA 2.6S 141.3E 1311 04/03
CHUUK ISLAND CHUUK 7.4N 151.8E 1313 04/03
JAYAPURA INDONESIA 2.4S 140.8E 1315 04/03
GISBORNE NEW ZEALAND 38.7S 178.0E 1318 04/03
EAST CAPE NEW ZEALAND 37.7S 178.5E 1323 04/03
WAKE ISLAND WAKE ISLAND 19.3N 166.6E 1328 04/03
GLADSTONE AUSTRALIA 23.8S 151.4E 1333 04/03
JARVIS ISLAND JARVIS ISLAND 0.4S 160.1W 1337 04/03
NEW PLYMOUTH NEW ZEALAND 39.1S 174.1E 1339 04/03
AUCKLAND EAST NEW ZEALAND 36.7S 175.0E 1343 04/03
PALMYRA ISLAND PALMYRA ISLAND 5.9N 162.1W 1345 04/03
RAROTONGA COOK ISLANDS 21.2S 159.8W 1352 04/03
NAPIER NEW ZEALAND 39.5S 176.9E 1354 04/03
PENRYN ISLAND COOK ISLANDS 8.9S 157.8W 1354 04/03
MILFORD SOUND NEW ZEALAND 44.6S 167.9E 1358 04/03
JOHNSTON ISLAND JOHNSTON ISLAND 16.7N 169.5W 1359 04/03
GUAM GUAM 13.4N 144.7E 1401 04/03
WARSA INDONESIA 0.6S 135.8E 1402 04/03
SAIPAN NORTHERN MARIANA 15.3N 145.8E 1406 04/03
CHRISTMAS ISLAN KIRIBATI 2.0N 157.5W 1407 04/03
YAP ISLAND YAP 9.5N 138.1E 1415 04/03
WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND 41.3S 174.8E 1415 04/03
MALDEN ISLAND KIRIBATI 3.9S 154.9W 1415 04/03
WESTPORT NEW ZEALAND 41.8S 171.6E 1420 04/03
MANOKWARI INDONESIA 0.8S 134.2E 1421 04/03
MINAMITORISHIMA MINAMITORISHIMA 24.3N 154.0E 1421 04/03
HOBART AUSTRALIA 43.3S 147.6E 1428 04/03


POTENTIAL IMPACTS
-----------------

* A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES. THE TIME BETWEEN WAVE CRESTS
CAN VARY FROM 5 MINUTES TO AN HOUR. THE HAZARD MAY PERSIST FOR
MANY HOURS OR LONGER AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE.

* IMPACTS CAN VARY SIGNIFICANTLY FROM ONE SECTION OF COAST TO
THE NEXT DUE TO LOCAL BATHYMETRY AND THE SHAPE AND ELEVATION
OF THE SHORELINE.

* IMPACTS CAN ALSO VARY DEPENDING UPON THE STATE OF THE TIDE AT
THE TIME OF THE MAXIMUM TSUNAMI WAVES.

* PERSONS CAUGHT IN THE WATER OF A TSUNAMI MAY DROWN... BE
CRUSHED BY DEBRIS IN THE WATER... OR BE SWEPT OUT TO SEA.


NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
--------------------------------------

* THE NEXT MESSAGE WILL BE ISSUED IN ONE HOUR... OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS.

* 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.

$$

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 4.7 CRETE, GREECE 03/04/2016 00:46 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification

Magnitude 4.7 03/04/2016 00:46 CRETE, GREECE

These parameters are preliminary and subject to revisions.
For updates, please consult: http://www.emsc-csem.org


A magnitude 4.7 earthquake has occurred CRETE, GREECE at:
34.25N 25.60E Depth 10km 03/04/2016 at 00:46:17 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
447 km SE Athens (pop 729137, local time 03:46:17.3 2016-04-03)
128 km S Iráklion (pop 137154, local time 03:46:17.3 2016-04-03)
85 km S Ierápetra (pop 12536, local time 03:46:17.3 2016-04-03)

Comments :

Manual location disseminated on 03/04/2016 01:03 (UTC)
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http://gaia.chania.teicrete.gr
http://bbnet.gein.noa.gr
http://geophysics.geo.auth.gr/index_en.html
http://seismo.geology.upatras.gr/

This location has been computed thanks to the data provided by the
following seismological institutes:
BEO BGSG BUD GFZ KAN LDG LED MAD MSO SC3 THE
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M4.7 CRETE, GREECE 03/04/2016 00:46 (UTC)

03/04/2016 00:46.
Magnitude 4.7.
CRETE, GREECE .
Latitude 34.25 North.
Longitude 25.60 East.
Depth 10 kilometers.
101 kilometers South of Kritsa