2005/03/28 16:09 M 8.2 NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA Z= 30km 2.09N 97.02E

Usgs1

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake IN NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA has occurred
at:
2.09N  97.02E  Depth  30km  Mon Mar 28 16:09:37 2005 UTC

USGS

TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWSISSUED AT 1629Z 28 MAR 2005

THIS BULLETIN IS FOR ALL AREAS OF THE PACIFIC BASIN EXCEPTALASKA - BRITISH COLUMBIA - WASHINGTON - OREGON - CALIFORNIA.

... TSUNAMI INFORMATION BULLETIN ...

THIS MESSAGE IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. THERE IS NO TSUNAMI WARNINGOR WATCH IN EFFECT.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

 ORIGIN TIME -  1610Z 28 MAR 2005 COORDINATES -   2.3 NORTH   97.1 EAST  LOCATION    -  NORTHERN SUMATERA  INDONESIA MAGNITUDE   -  8.5

EVALUATION

 THIS EARTHQUAKE IS LOCATED OUTSIDE THE PACIFIC. NO TSUNAMI THREAT    EXISTS TO COASTLINES IN THE PACIFIC.                                                                                                      WARNING... THIS EARTHQUAKE HAS THE POTENTIAL TO GENERATE A WIDELY    DESTRUCTIVE TSUNAMI IN THE OCEAN OR SEAS NEAR THE EARTHQUAKE.        AUTHORITIES IN THOSE REGIONS SHOULD BE AWARE OF THIS POSSIBILITY     AND TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION.  THIS ACTION SHOULD INCLUDE EVACUATION    OF COASTS WITHIN A THOUSAND KILOMETERS OF THE EPICENTER AND CLOSE    MONITORING TO DETERMINE THE NEED FOR EVACUATION FURTHER AWAY.                                                                             THIS CENTER DOES NOT HAVE SEA LEVEL GAUGES OUTSIDE THE PACIFIC       SO WILL NOT BE ABLE TO DETECT OR MEASURE A TSUNAMI IF ONE WAS        GENERATED. AUTHORITIES CAN ASSUME THE DANGER HAS PASSED IF NO        TSUNAMI WAVES ARE OBSERVED IN THE REGION NEAR THE EPICENTER          WITHIN THREE HOURS OF THE EARTHQUAKE.                               

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY BULLETIN ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESSADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.

THE WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WILL ISSUE BULLETINSFOR ALASKA - BRITISH COLUMBIA - WASHINGTON - OREGON - CALIFORNIA.

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