Strong M 6.6 quake Papua

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From my seismograph ..... http://www.sydneystormcity.com/seismograms.htm
early hours of this morning a strong M 6.6 quake shook the western tip of Papua, Indonesia ( PNG)
Time: 2015-09-24 15:53:28 UTC
Location: 0.629°S 131.255°E
Depth: 24.1 km

150924 1553UT M 6.6 wstrn Papua zhi.gif


Location map ( the blue dot) ....

M6.6 Papua.jpg





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The ocean looks pretty deep north of the island.

Any kind of tsunami warning?
 
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The ocean looks pretty deep north of the island.

Any kind of tsunami warning?
no there wasn't .....

TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
1600 UTC THU SEP 24 2015

...PTWC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT...


**** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****

THIS STATEMENT IS ISSUED FOR INFORMATION ONLY IN SUPPORT OF THE
UNESCO/IOC PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING AND MITIGATION SYSTEM AND IS
MEANT FOR NATIONAL AUTHORITIES IN EACH COUNTRY OF THAT SYSTEM.

NATIONAL AUTHORITIES WILL DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATE LEVEL OF
ALERT FOR EACH COUNTRY AND MAY ISSUE ADDITIONAL OR MORE REFINED
INFORMATION.

**** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
---------------------------------

* MAGNITUDE 6.9
* ORIGIN TIME 1554 UTC SEP 24 2015
* COORDINATES 0.6 SOUTH 131.3 EAST
* DEPTH 64 KM / 40 MILES
* LOCATION PAPUA REGION INDONESIA


EVALUATION
----------

* AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 6.9 OCCURRED IN
THE PAPUA REGION, INDONESIA AT 1554 UTC ON THURSDAY SEPTEMBER
24 2015.

* BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT
FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE.


RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
-------------------

* NO ACTION IS REQUIRED.
 

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