Wednesday, September 05, 2012

"Tsunami warning"

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\TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 2


NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI

1450 UTC WED SEP 05 2012



THIS MESSAGE APPLIES TO COUNTRIES WITHIN AND BORDERING THE

CARIBBEAN SEA...EXCEPT FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS.



... THE TSUNAMI WATCH IS CANCELLED ...



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 - 1442Z 05 SEP 2012

COORDINATES - 9.9 NORTH 85.5 WEST

LOCATION - OFF COAST OF COSTA RICA

MAGNITUDE - 7.9



EVALUATION



THE TSUNAMI WATCH FOR THE CARIBBEAN IS CANCELLED BECAUSE IT WAS

MEANT FOR THE PACIFIC AND WAS INADVERTANTLY SENT TO THE CARIBBEAN

BY MISTAKE. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY HAVE

CAUSED.


Indeed.

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