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 001
PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS
ISSUED AT 1629Z 28 MAR 2005

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

... TSUNAMI INFORMATION BULLETIN ...

THIS MESSAGE IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. THERE IS NO TSUNAMI WARNING
OR 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 UNLESS
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.

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

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