... TSUNAMI WARNING AND WATCH CANCELLATION ...

THE TSUNAMI WARNING ISSUED BY THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER IS NOW CANCELLED FOR

 SOLOMON ISLANDS / VANUATU / NAURU / PAPUA NEW GUINEA / TUVALU /
 NEW CALEDONIA / KOSRAE / FIJI / KIRIBATI / WALLIS AND FUTUNA

THE TSUNAMI WATCH ISSUED BY THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER IS NOW CANCELLED FOR

 MARSHALL ISLANDS / HOWLAND AND BAKER / POHNPEI / TOKELAU /
 SAMOA / KERMADEC ISLANDS / NEW ZEALAND / AMERICAN SAMOA /
 TONGA / AUSTRALIA / NIUE / COOK ISLANDS / INDONESIA /
 WAKE ISLAND / CHUUK / JARVIS ISLAND / GUAM / NORTHERN MARIANAS /
 PALMYRA ISLAND / YAP / JOHNSTON ISLAND / MINAMITORISHIMA /
 BELAU

SEA LEVEL READINGS INDICATE A TSUNAMI WAS GENERATED. IT MAY HAVE

BEEN DESTRUCTIVE ALONG COASTS NEAR THE EARTHQUAKE EPICENTER AND
COULD ALSO BE A THREAT TO MORE DISTANT COASTS. AUTHORITIES SHOULD
TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION IN RESPONSE TO THIS POSSIBILITY. THIS
CENTER WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR SEA LEVEL DATA TO DETERMINE THE
EXTENT AND SEVERITY OF THE THREAT.npacific_map

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TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 003
PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS
ISSUED AT 0212Z 06 FEB 2013
THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO AREAS WITHIN AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC
OCEAN AND ADJACENT SEAS...EXCEPT ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA...
WASHINGTON...OREGON AND CALIFORNIA.
... A TSUNAMI WARNING AND WATCH ARE IN EFFECT ...
A TSUNAMI WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR
SOLOMON ISLANDS / VANUATU / NAURU / PAPUA NEW GUINEA / TUVALU /
NEW CALEDONIA / KOSRAE / FIJI / KIRIBATI / WALLIS AND FUTUNA
A TSUNAMI WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR
MARSHALL ISLANDS / HOWLAND AND BAKER / POHNPEI / TOKELAU /
SAMOA / KERMADEC ISLANDS / NEW ZEALAND / AMERICAN SAMOA /
TONGA / AUSTRALIA / NIUE / COOK ISLANDS / INDONESIA /
WAKE ISLAND / CHUUK / JARVIS ISLAND / GUAM / NORTHERN MARIANAS /
PALMYRA ISLAND / YAP / JOHNSTON ISLAND / MINAMITORISHIMA /
BELAU
FOR ALL OTHER AREAS COVERED BY THIS BULLETIN... IT IS FOR
INFORMATION ONLY AT THIS TIME.
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 -  0112Z 06 FEB 2013
COORDINATES -  10.9 SOUTH  165.1 EAST
DEPTH       -   33 KM
LOCATION    -  SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
MAGNITUDE   -  8.0
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI WAVE ACTIVITY
GAUGE LOCATION        LAT   LON    TIME        AMPL         PER
-------------------  ----- ------  -----  ---------------  -----
LATA WHARF SB        10.7S 165.8E  0129Z   0.91M /  3.0FT  18MIN
LAT  - LATITUDE (N-NORTH, S-SOUTH)
LON  - LONGITUDE (E-EAST, W-WEST)
TIME - TIME OF THE MEASUREMENT (Z IS UTC IS GREENWICH TIME)
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
PER  - PERIOD OF TIME IN MINUTES(MIN) FROM ONE WAVE TO THE NEXT.
EVALUATION
SEA LEVEL READINGS INDICATE A TSUNAMI WAS GENERATED. IT MAY HAVE
BEEN DESTRUCTIVE ALONG COASTS NEAR THE EARTHQUAKE EPICENTER AND
COULD ALSO BE A THREAT TO MORE DISTANT COASTS. AUTHORITIES SHOULD
TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION IN RESPONSE TO THIS POSSIBILITY. THIS
CENTER WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR SEA LEVEL DATA TO DETERMINE THE
EXTENT AND SEVERITY OF THE THREAT.
FOR ALL AREAS - WHEN NO MAJOR WAVES ARE OBSERVED FOR TWO HOURS
AFTER THE ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL OR DAMAGING WAVES HAVE NOT
OCCURRED FOR AT LEAST TWO HOURS THEN LOCAL AUTHORITIES CAN ASSUME
THE THREAT IS PASSED. DANGER TO BOATS AND COASTAL STRUCTURES CAN
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS DUE TO RAPID CURRENTS. AS LOCAL
CONDITIONS CAN CAUSE A WIDE VARIATION IN TSUNAMI WAVE ACTION THE
ALL CLEAR DETERMINATION MUST BE MADE BY LOCAL AUTHORITIES.
ESTIMATED INITIAL TSUNAMI WAVE ARRIVAL TIMES AT FORECAST POINTS
WITHIN THE WARNING AND WATCH AREAS ARE GIVEN BELOW. ACTUAL
ARRIVAL TIMES MAY DIFFER AND THE INITIAL WAVE MAY NOT BE THE
LARGEST. A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES AND THE TIME BETWEEN
SUCCESSIVE WAVES CAN BE FIVE MINUTES TO ONE HOUR.
LOCATION         FORECAST POINT     COORDINATES     ARRIVAL TIME
--------------------------------    ------------    ------------
SOLOMON ISLANDS  KIRAKIRA           10.4S 161.9E    0145Z 06 FEB
AUKI                8.8S 160.6E    0216Z 06 FEB
HONIARA             9.3S 160.0E    0222Z 06 FEB
GHATERE             7.8S 159.2E    0227Z 06 FEB
MUNDA               8.4S 157.2E    0233Z 06 FEB
PANGGOE             6.9S 157.2E    0245Z 06 FEB
FALAMAE             7.4S 155.6E    0253Z 06 FEB
VANUATU          ESPERITU_SANTO     15.1S 167.3E    0158Z 06 FEB
ANATOM_ISLAND      20.2S 169.9E    0254Z 06 FEB
NAURU            NAURU               0.5S 166.9E    0300Z 06 FEB
PAPUA NEW GUINE  KIETA               6.1S 155.6E    0304Z 06 FEB
AMUN                6.0S 154.7E    0306Z 06 FEB
RABAUL              4.2S 152.3E    0330Z 06 FEB
LAE                 6.8S 147.0E    0402Z 06 FEB
KAVIENG             2.5S 150.7E    0406Z 06 FEB
PORT_MORESBY        9.3S 146.9E    0426Z 06 FEB
MADANG              5.2S 145.8E    0428Z 06 FEB
MANUS_ISLAND        2.0S 147.5E    0445Z 06 FEB
WEWAK               3.5S 143.6E    0509Z 06 FEB
VANIMO              2.6S 141.3E    0530Z 06 FEB
TUVALU           FUNAFUTI_ISLAND     7.9S 178.5E    0322Z 06 FEB
NEW CALEDONIA    NOUMEA             22.3S 166.5E    0339Z 06 FEB
KOSRAE           KOSRAE_ISLAND       5.5N 163.0E    0354Z 06 FEB
FIJI             SUVA               18.1S 178.4E    0405Z 06 FEB
KIRIBATI         TARAWA_ISLAND       1.5N 173.0E    0406Z 06 FEB
KANTON_ISLAND       2.8S 188.3E    0446Z 06 FEB
CHRISTMAS_ISLAN     2.0N 202.5E    0650Z 06 FEB
MALDEN_ISLAND       3.9S 205.1E    0700Z 06 FEB
FLINT_ISLAND       11.4S 208.2E    0732Z 06 FEB
WALLIS AND FUTU  FUTUNA_ISLAND      14.3S 181.8E    0414Z 06 FEB
WALLIS_ISLAND      13.3S 183.8E    0422Z 06 FEB
MARSHALL ISLAND  KWAJALEIN           8.7N 167.7E    0420Z 06 FEB
MAJURO              7.1N 171.4E    0424Z 06 FEB
ENIWETOK           11.4N 162.3E    0457Z 06 FEB
HOWLAND AND BAK  HOWLAND_ISLAND      0.6N 183.4E    0424Z 06 FEB
POHNPEI          POHNPEI_ISLAND      7.0N 158.2E    0438Z 06 FEB
TOKELAU          NUKUNONU_ISLAND     9.2S 188.2E    0440Z 06 FEB
SAMOA            APIA               13.8S 188.2E    0458Z 06 FEB
KERMADEC ISLAND  RAOUL_ISLAND       29.2S 182.1E    0504Z 06 FEB
NEW ZEALAND      NORTH_CAPE         34.4S 173.3E    0505Z 06 FEB
AUCKLAND_WEST      37.1S 174.2E    0606Z 06 FEB
EAST_CAPE          37.7S 178.5E    0615Z 06 FEB
GISBORNE           38.7S 178.0E    0639Z 06 FEB
AUCKLAND_EAST      36.7S 175.0E    0647Z 06 FEB
NEW_PLYMOUTH       39.1S 174.1E    0651Z 06 FEB
WELLINGTON         41.3S 174.8E    0703Z 06 FEB
MILFORD_SOUND      44.6S 167.9E    0720Z 06 FEB
NAPIER             39.5S 176.9E    0727Z 06 FEB
WESTPORT           41.8S 171.6E    0730Z 06 FEB
AMERICAN SAMOA   PAGO_PAGO          14.3S 189.3E    0506Z 06 FEB
TONGA            NUKUALOFA          21.0S 184.8E    0514Z 06 FEB
AUSTRALIA        BRISBANE           27.2S 153.3E    0515Z 06 FEB
CAIRNS             16.7S 145.8E    0520Z 06 FEB
SYDNEY             33.9S 151.4E    0546Z 06 FEB
GLADSTONE          23.8S 151.4E    0625Z 06 FEB
HOBART             43.3S 147.6E    0721Z 06 FEB
MACKAY             21.1S 149.3E    0741Z 06 FEB
NIUE             NIUE_ISLAND        19.0S 190.0E    0531Z 06 FEB
COOK ISLANDS     PUKAPUKA_ISLAND    10.8S 194.1E    0533Z 06 FEB
PENRYN_ISLAND       8.9S 202.2E    0641Z 06 FEB
RAROTONGA          21.2S 200.2E    0647Z 06 FEB
INDONESIA        JAYAPURA            2.4S 140.8E    0537Z 06 FEB
WARSA               0.6S 135.8E    0622Z 06 FEB
MANOKWARI           0.8S 134.2E    0641Z 06 FEB
SORONG              0.8S 131.1E    0710Z 06 FEB
BEREBERE            2.5N 128.7E    0730Z 06 FEB
PATANI              0.4N 128.8E    0739Z 06 FEB
GEME                4.6N 126.8E    0750Z 06 FEB
WAKE ISLAND      WAKE_ISLAND        19.3N 166.6E    0547Z 06 FEB
CHUUK            CHUUK_ISLAND        7.4N 151.8E    0555Z 06 FEB
JARVIS ISLAND    JARVIS_ISLAND       0.4S 199.9E    0621Z 06 FEB
GUAM             GUAM               13.4N 144.7E    0622Z 06 FEB
NORTHERN MARIAN  SAIPAN             15.3N 145.8E    0626Z 06 FEB
PALMYRA ISLAND   PALMYRA_ISLAND      6.3N 197.6E    0628Z 06 FEB
YAP              YAP_ISLAND          9.5N 138.1E    0635Z 06 FEB
JOHNSTON ISLAND  JOHNSTON_ISLAND    16.7N 190.5E    0637Z 06 FEB
MINAMITORISHIMA  MINAMITORISHIMA    24.3N 154.0E    0640Z 06 FEB
BELAU            MALAKAL             7.3N 134.5E    0658Z 06 FEB
BULLETINS WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS WARRANT.
THE TSUNAMI WARNING AND WATCH WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL
FURTHER NOTICE.
THE WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WILL ISSUE PRODUCTS
FOR ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA...WASHINGTON...OREGON...CALIFORNIA.

 

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