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Strong M 6.6 quake Papua

  1. Sep 24, 2015 #1

    davenn

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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




    cheers
    Dave
     
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  3. Sep 24, 2015 #2

    jedishrfu

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    The ocean looks pretty deep north of the island.

    Any kind of tsunami warning?
     
  4. Sep 24, 2015 #3

    davenn

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    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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