Tsunami Watch Cancelled for Hawaiian Islands – 7.9 Philippine Quake – Aug. 31, 2012

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WEHW40 PHEB 311332

TSUHWX

HIZ001>003-005>009-012>014-016>021-023>026-311532-

/O.CAN.PHEB.TS.A.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/

 

BULLETIN

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 2

NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI

331 AM HST FRI AUG 31 2012

 

TO – CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII

 

SUBJECT – TSUNAMI WATCH CANCELLATION

 

THE EARTHQUAKE MAGNITUDE IS REDUCED.

 

THE TSUNAMI WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII EFFECTIVE

AT 0331 AM HST.

 

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

 

ORIGIN TIME – 0248 AM HST 31 AUG 2012

COORDINATES – 10.9 NORTH 127.1 EAST

LOCATION – PHILIPPINE ISLANDS REGION

MAGNITUDE – 7.6 MOMENT

 

EVALUATION

 

BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA THERE IS NO DESTRUCTIVE TSUNAMI

THREAT TO THE STATE OF HAWAII. THEREFORE THE TSUNAMI WATCH FOR

HAWAII IS CANCELLED.

 

HOWEVER… SOME COASTAL AREAS IN HAWAII COULD EXPERIENCE SMALL

NON-DESTRUCTIVE SEA LEVEL CHANGES AND STRONG OR UNUSUAL CURRENTS

LASTING UP TO SEVERAL HOURS. THE ESTIMATED TIME SUCH EFFECTS

MIGHT BEGIN IS

 

1228 PM HST FRI 31 AUG 2012

 

THIS WILL BE THE FINAL MESSAGE ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS

ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.

http://ptwc.weather.gov/ptwc/text.php?id=hawaii.TSUHWX.2012.08.31.1332

 

$$

 

 

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WEPA40 PHEB 311329

TSUPAC

TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 002

PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS

ISSUED AT 1329Z 31 AUG 2012

THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO AREAS WITHIN AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC

OCEAN AND ADJACENT SEAS…EXCEPT ALASKA…BRITISH COLUMBIA…

WASHINGTON…OREGON AND CALIFORNIA.

THE EARTHQUAKE MAGNITUDE AND AREAS OF WARNING ARE NOW REDUCED.

… A TSUNAMI WARNING IS IN EFFECT …

A TSUNAMI WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR

INDONESIA / PHILIPPINES / BELAU

FOR ALL OTHER AREAS COVERED BY THIS BULLETIN… IT IS FOR

INFORMATION ONLY AT THIS TIME.

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 – 1248Z 31 AUG 2012

COORDINATES – 10.9 NORTH 127.1 EAST

DEPTH – 33 KM

LOCATION – PHILIPPINE ISLANDS REGION

MAGNITUDE – 7.6

EVALUATION

IT IS NOT KNOWN THAT A TSUNAMI WAS GENERATED. THIS WARNING IS

BASED ONLY ON THE EARTHQUAKE EVALUATION. AN EARTHQUAKE OF THIS

SIZE HAS THE POTENTIAL TO GENERATE A DESTRUCTIVE TSUNAMI THAT CAN

STRIKE COASTLINES IN THE REGION NEAR THE EPICENTER WITHIN MINUTES

TO HOURS. AUTHORITIES IN THE REGION SHOULD TAKE APPROPRIATE

ACTION IN RESPONSE TO THIS POSSIBILITY. THIS CENTER WILL MONITOR

SEA LEVEL GAUGES NEAREST THE REGION AND REPORT IF ANY TSUNAMI

WAVE ACTIVITY IS OBSERVED. THE WARNING WILL NOT EXPAND TO OTHER

AREAS OF THE PACIFIC UNLESS ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED TO

WARRANT SUCH AN EXPANSION.

ESTIMATED INITIAL TSUNAMI WAVE ARRIVAL TIMES AT FORECAST POINTS

WITHIN THE WARNING AND WATCH AREAS ARE GIVEN BELOW. 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

SUCCESSIVE WAVES CAN BE FIVE MINUTES TO ONE HOUR.

LOCATION FORECAST POINT COORDINATES ARRIVAL TIME

——————————– ———— ————

INDONESIA GEME 4.6N 126.8E 1335Z 31 AUG

BEREBERE 2.5N 128.7E 1353Z 31 AUG

PATANI 0.4N 128.8E 1419Z 31 AUG

PHILIPPINES LEGASPI 13.2N 123.8E 1338Z 31 AUG

DAVAO 6.8N 125.7E 1340Z 31 AUG

PALANAN 17.1N 122.6E 1353Z 31 AUG

BELAU MALAKAL 7.3N 134.5E 1407Z 31 AUG

BULLETINS WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS WARRANT.

THE TSUNAMI WARNING WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

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 WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WILL ISSUE PRODUCTS

FOR ALASKA…BRITISH COLUMBIA…WASHINGTON…OREGON…CALIFORNIA.

http://ptwc.weather.gov/ptwc/text.php?id=pacific.TSUPAC.2012.08.31.1329

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WEHW40 PHEB 311258

TSUHWX

HIZ001>003-005>009-012>014-016>021-023>026-311458-

/O.CAN.PHEB.TS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/

/O.NEW.PHEB.TS.A.0001.120831T1257Z-000000T0000Z/

BULLETIN

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 1

NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI

257 AM HST FRI AUG 31 2012

TO – CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII

SUBJECT – TSUNAMI WATCH

A TSUNAMI WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII EFFECTIVE AT

0257 AM HST.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

ORIGIN TIME – 0248 AM HST 31 AUG 2012

COORDINATES – 10.9 NORTH 127.1 EAST

LOCATION – PHILIPPINE ISLANDS REGION

MAGNITUDE – 7.9 MOMENT

EVALUATION

BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA A TSUNAMI MAY HAVE BEEN GENERATED BY

THIS EARTHQUAKE THAT COULD BE DESTRUCTIVE ON COASTAL AREAS EVEN

FAR FROM THE EPICENTER. AN INVESTIGATION IS UNDERWAY TO DETERMINE

IF THERE IS A TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII.

IF TSUNAMI WAVES IMPACT HAWAII THE ESTIMATED EARLIEST ARRIVAL OF

THE FIRST TSUNAMI WAVE IS

1228 PM HST FRI 31 AUG 2012

MESSAGES WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY OR SOONER AS CONDITIONS WARRANT.

$$

http://ptwc.weather.gov/ptwc/text.php?id=hawaii.TSUHWX.2012.08.31.1258

More on Philippine earthquake: http://urlet.com/different.keno

M7.9  – 93km E of Sulangan, Philippines  http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000cc5m#summary

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WEPA40 PHEB 311255

TSUPAC

TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001

PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS

ISSUED AT 1255Z 31 AUG 2012

THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO AREAS WITHIN AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC

OCEAN AND ADJACENT SEAS…EXCEPT ALASKA…BRITISH COLUMBIA…

WASHINGTON…OREGON AND CALIFORNIA.

… A TSUNAMI WARNING AND WATCH ARE IN EFFECT …

A TSUNAMI WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR

INDONESIA / PHILIPPINES / BELAU / YAP / TAIWAN / JAPAN / GUAM /

N. MARIANAS / PAPUA NEW GUINEA

A TSUNAMI WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR

CHUUK / MARCUS IS. / KOSRAE / POHNPEI / MARSHALL IS. /

WAKE IS. / SOLOMON IS. / RUSSIA / NAURU

FOR ALL OTHER AREAS COVERED BY THIS BULLETIN… IT IS FOR

INFORMATION ONLY AT THIS TIME.

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 – 1248Z 31 AUG 2012

COORDINATES – 10.9 NORTH 127.1 EAST

DEPTH – 33 KM

LOCATION – PHILIPPINE ISLANDS REGION

MAGNITUDE – 7.9

EVALUATION

IT IS NOT KNOWN THAT A TSUNAMI WAS GENERATED. THIS WARNING IS

BASED ONLY ON THE EARTHQUAKE EVALUATION. AN EARTHQUAKE OF THIS

SIZE HAS THE POTENTIAL TO GENERATE A DESTRUCTIVE TSUNAMI THAT CAN

STRIKE COASTLINES NEAR THE EPICENTER WITHIN MINUTES AND MORE

DISTANT COASTLINES WITHIN HOURS. AUTHORITIES SHOULD TAKE

APPROPRIATE ACTION IN RESPONSE TO THIS POSSIBILITY. THIS CENTER

WILL MONITOR SEA LEVEL DATA FROM GAUGES NEAR THE EARTHQUAKE TO

DETERMINE IF A TSUNAMI WAS GENERATED AND ESTIMATE THE SEVERITY OF

THE THREAT.

ESTIMATED INITIAL TSUNAMI WAVE ARRIVAL TIMES AT FORECAST POINTS

WITHIN THE WARNING AND WATCH AREAS ARE GIVEN BELOW. 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

SUCCESSIVE WAVES CAN BE FIVE MINUTES TO ONE HOUR.

LOCATION FORECAST POINT COORDINATES ARRIVAL TIME

——————————– ———— ————

INDONESIA GEME 4.6N 126.8E 1335Z 31 AUG

BEREBERE 2.5N 128.7E 1353Z 31 AUG

PATANI 0.4N 128.8E 1419Z 31 AUG

SORONG 0.8S 131.1E 1438Z 31 AUG

MANOKWARI 0.8S 134.2E 1447Z 31 AUG

WARSA 0.6S 135.8E 1450Z 31 AUG

JAYAPURA 2.4S 140.8E 1538Z 31 AUG

PHILIPPINES LEGASPI 13.2N 123.8E 1338Z 31 AUG

DAVAO 6.8N 125.7E 1340Z 31 AUG

PALANAN 17.1N 122.6E 1353Z 31 AUG

BELAU MALAKAL 7.3N 134.5E 1407Z 31 AUG

YAP YAP_IS. 9.5N 138.1E 1417Z 31 AUG

TAIWAN TAITUNG 22.7N 121.2E 1441Z 31 AUG

HUALIEN 24.0N 121.7E 1446Z 31 AUG

HUALIEN 24.0N 121.6E 1446Z 31 AUG

CHILUNG 25.2N 121.8E 1524Z 31 AUG

JAPAN OKINAWA 26.2N 127.8E 1502Z 31 AUG

SHIMIZU 32.8N 133.0E 1605Z 31 AUG

KATSUURA 35.1N 140.3E 1646Z 31 AUG

KUSHIRO 42.9N 144.3E 1746Z 31 AUG

HACHINOHE 40.5N 141.5E 1753Z 31 AUG

GUAM GUAM 13.4N 144.7E 1517Z 31 AUG

N. MARIANAS SAIPAN 15.3N 145.8E 1533Z 31 AUG

PAPUA NEW GUINE VANIMO 2.6S 141.3E 1539Z 31 AUG

WEWAK 3.5S 143.6E 1611Z 31 AUG

MANUS_IS. 2.0S 147.5E 1637Z 31 AUG

MADANG 5.2S 145.8E 1656Z 31 AUG

KAVIENG 2.5S 150.7E 1700Z 31 AUG

RABAUL 4.2S 152.3E 1734Z 31 AUG

KIETA 6.1S 155.6E 1753Z 31 AUG

AMUN 6.0S 154.7E 1806Z 31 AUG

LAE 6.8S 147.0E 1810Z 31 AUG

CHUUK CHUUK_IS. 7.4N 151.8E 1646Z 31 AUG

MARCUS IS. MARCUS_IS. 24.3N 154.0E 1649Z 31 AUG

KOSRAE KOSRAE_IS. 5.5N 163.0E 1740Z 31 AUG

POHNPEI POHNPEI_IS. 7.0N 158.2E 1744Z 31 AUG

MARSHALL IS. ENIWETOK 11.4N 162.3E 1756Z 31 AUG

KWAJALEIN 8.7N 167.7E 1811Z 31 AUG

MAJURO 7.1N 171.4E 1843Z 31 AUG

WAKE IS. WAKE_IS. 19.3N 166.6E 1757Z 31 AUG

SOLOMON IS. FALAMAE 7.4S 155.6E 1804Z 31 AUG

PANGGOE 6.9S 157.2E 1809Z 31 AUG

GHATERE 7.8S 159.2E 1837Z 31 AUG

MUNDA 8.4S 157.2E 1854Z 31 AUG

RUSSIA URUP_IS 46.1N 150.5E 1824Z 31 AUG

NAURU NAURU 0.5S 166.9E 1843Z 31 AUG

BULLETINS WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS WARRANT.

THE TSUNAMI WARNING AND WATCH WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL

FURTHER NOTICE.

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 WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WILL ISSUE PRODUCTS

FOR ALASKA…BRITISH COLUMBIA…WASHINGTON…OREGON…CALIFORNIA.

http://ptwc.weather.gov/ptwc/text.php?id=pacific.TSUPAC.2012.08.31.1255

West Coast Tsunami Center:  no warnings or watches at this time  http://wcatwc.arh.noaa.gov/

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