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#1116413 - 25/07/2012 11:37 earthquake of magnitude 6.6 has occurred near OFF W COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA
Mathew Offline
Meteorological Motor Mouth

Registered: 11/01/2006
Posts: 6861
Loc: Townsville, Queensland



IDY68009

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology


MEDIA:

NO USE OF STANDARD EMERGENCY WARNING SIGNAL (SEWS)

PLEASE BROADCAST THIS INFORMATION IF REFERRING TO THE EARTHQUAKE IN NEWS REPORTS.

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NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO AUSTRALIA

Issued by the Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre (JATWC) at 10:44 AM EST on

Wednesday 25 July 2012


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SUMMARY:

An undersea earthquake of magnitude 6.6 has occurred at 10:27 AM EST on

Wednesday 25 July 2012 near OFF W COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA.


THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE AUSTRALIAN MAINLAND, ISLANDS OR TERRITORIES.


For further information check the Bureau's website www.bom.gov.au/tsunami or call

1300 TSUNAMI (1300 878 6264).


No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.

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DETAILS:

An undersea earthquake of magnitude 6.6 has occurred at 10:27 AM EST on

Wednesday 25 July 2012 near OFF W COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA (latitude 2.480N

, longitude 95.990E ). The JATWC has assessed that there is NO TSUNAMI THREAT

TO THE AUSTRALIAN MAINLAND, ISLANDS OR TERRITORIES from this earthquake.


No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

Call 1300 TSUNAMI (1300 878 6264)

Check the Bureau's web site: www.bom.gov.au/tsunami


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The JATWC is operated by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology and Geoscience

Australia


http://www.bom.gov.au/tsunami/national.shtml


Edited by mat (25/07/2012 11:45)
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Rs tl 2018-19 Wet Season. > 2018 tl 01/01/19 903.0 mm -
feb-2019 month 883.5 mm Mar 173.4 mm April 7.8 mm May 29.1 mm> June 1.8 mm
(07 06-19_ 03:47 pm) Yr 1297 mm / Wy rain 1.2mm month 1.2 mm/ 0.0 mm

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#1116418 - 25/07/2012 12:09 Re: earthquake of magnitude 6.6 has occurred near OFF W COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA [Re: Mathew]
Mathew Offline
Meteorological Motor Mouth

Registered: 11/01/2006
Posts: 6861
Loc: Townsville, Queensland
Location provided by PTWC

Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2012 00:35:51 +0000 UTC
TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001
PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS
ISSUED AT 0034Z 25 JUL 2012

THIS BULLETIN IS FOR ALL AREAS OF THE INDIAN OCEAN.

... TSUNAMI INFORMATION BULLETIN ...

THIS MESSAGE IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY.

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 - 0028Z 25 JUL 2012
COORDINATES - 2.5 NORTH 95.8 EAST
LOCATION - OFF W COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA
MAGNITUDE - 6.6

EVALUATION

A DESTRUCTIVE WIDESPREAD TSUNAMI THREAT DOES NOT EXIST BASED ON
HISTORICAL EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI DATA.

HOWEVER - THERE IS A VERY SMALL POSSIBILITY OF A LOCAL TSUNAMI
THAT COULD AFFECT COASTS LOCATED USUALLY NO MORE THAN A HUNDRED
KILOMETERS FROM THE EARTHQUAKE EPICENTER. AUTHORITIES IN THE
REGION NEAR THE EPICENTER SHOULD BE MADE AWARE OF THIS
POSSIBILITY.


THIS WILL BE THE ONLY BULLETIN ISSUED BY THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
BECOMES AVAILABLE.

THE JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY MAY ISSUE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
FOR THIS EVENT. IN THE CASE OF CONFLICTING INFORMATION...THE
MORE CONSERVATIVE INFORMATION SHOULD BE USED FOR SAFETY.
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Rs tl 2018-19 Wet Season. > 2018 tl 01/01/19 903.0 mm -
feb-2019 month 883.5 mm Mar 173.4 mm April 7.8 mm May 29.1 mm> June 1.8 mm
(07 06-19_ 03:47 pm) Yr 1297 mm / Wy rain 1.2mm month 1.2 mm/ 0.0 mm

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#1116438 - 25/07/2012 14:15 Re: earthquake of magnitude 6.6 has occurred near OFF W COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA [Re: Mathew]
Ms Milo Offline
Weather Freak

Registered: 17/03/2010
Posts: 355
Loc: Angourie, North Coast NSW
Does anyone know which coast of Sumatra Nias is on? My brother is there now
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#1116440 - 25/07/2012 14:21 Re: earthquake of magnitude 6.6 has occurred near OFF W COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA [Re: Ms Milo]
Ms Milo Offline
Weather Freak

Registered: 17/03/2010
Posts: 355
Loc: Angourie, North Coast NSW
google maps are handy aren't they. Found it. He would have got a good shake no doubt
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