Mar 25, 2018

[Tsunami Message - IOC] IOTWMS TSP-INDIA PUBLIC bulletin for 6.6 Earthquake at Banda Sea

WEIO21 DEMS 252023
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PUBLIC TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 1
IOTWMS TSUNAMI SERVICE PROVIDER INDIA (ITEWC)
issued at 2023 UTC SUNDAY 25 MARCH 2018
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... EARTHQUAKE BULLETIN ...

This bulletin applies to areas within and bordering the Indian Ocean
and is issued by Tsunami Service Provider INDIA in support of the
UNESCO/IOC Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (IOTWMS).

1. EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION
IOTWMS-TSP INDIA has detected an earthquake with the following
preliminary information:
Magnitude : 6.6 M
Depth : 177 km
Date : 25 MAR 2018
Origin Time: 2014UTC
Latitude : 6.81 S
Longitude : 129.82 E
Location : BANDA SEA

2. EVALUATION
Based on historical data and tsunami modeling, this earthquake may be capable of generating a tsunami affecting the Indian Ocean region. IOTWMS-TSP INDIA will monitor the situation to determine if a tsunami was generated and will issue further bulletins as information becomes available.Further information on this event will be available at: http://www.incois.gov.in/Incois/tsunami/eqevents.jsp

Further information on this event will be available at:
http://www.incois.gov.in/tsunami/eqevents.jsp

3. ADVICE
This bulletin is being issued as advice. Only national/state/local
authorities and disaster management officers have the authority to
make decisions regarding the official threat and warning status in
their coastal areas and any action to be taken in response.

For more detailed information, please refer to the tsunami advisory
bulletins issued by the National Tsunami Warning Centres (NTWCs) of
Indian Ocean countries. The tsunami warning status reported by NTWCs
For their countries can be found at:
http://www.incois.gov.in/Incois/tsunami/NTWCFeedbackStatus.jsp

4. OTHER INDIAN OCEAN TSUNAMI SERVICE PROVIDERS:
Other IOTWMS-TSPs may issue additional information at:
IOTWMS-TSP AUSTRALIA: http://www.bom.gov.au/tsunami/IOTWMS/
IOTWMS-TSP
INDONESIA: http://rtsp.bmkg.go.id

5. CONTACT INFORMATION
IOTWMS-TSP INDIA:
Indian Tsunami Early Warning Centre (ITEWC)
Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS)
Address: "Ocean Valley", Pragathi Nagar (BO), Nizampet (SO),
Hyderabad - 500 090, India
Tel: 91-40-23895011
Fax: 91-40-23895012
Email: tsunami@incois.gov.in
Website: www.incois.gov.in

6. TSUNAMI WARNING SYSTEMS OUTSIDE THE INDIAN OCEAN

Pacific Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (PTWS):
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Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC)
http://ptwc.weather.gov/

North West Pacific Tsunami Advisory Centre (NWPTAC)
http://www.jma.go.jp/en/tsunami/

US National Tsunami Warning Centre (US NTWC)
http://wcatwc.arh.noaa.gov/

Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre (JATWC)
http://www.bom.gov.au/tsunami/

Northeast Atlantic, Mediterranean and Connected Seas (NEAMTWS):
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French National Tsunami Warning Centre (CENALT)
http://www.info-tsunami.fr

Institute of Geodynamics, National Observatory of Athens
http://www.gein.noa.gr/en/

Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute, Turkey
http://www.koeri.boun.edu.tr/2/en/

Caribbean and Adjacent Regions (CARIBE EWS):
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Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC)
http://ptwc.weather.gov/

END OF BULLETIN
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