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Magnitude
Origin Time : 2016-03-02 12:49:47 UTC
Location : 4.92S - 94.39E (Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia)
Depth : 10 Km
Bulletin : 4 (FINAL TSUNAMI BULLETIN)



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TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 4 (TYPE-IV)
IOTWS TSUNAMI SERVICE PROVIDER INDONESIA (InaTEWS-BMKG)
issued at 1553 UTC, Wednesday, 02 March 2016
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... FINAL TSUNAMI BULLETIN FOR THE INDIAN OCEAN ...

This bulletin applies to areas within and bordering the Indian Ocean. It is issued in support of
the UNESCO/IOC Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (IOTWS).

1. EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION
IOTWS-TSP INDONESIA detected an earthquake with the following details:

Magnitude  : 7.8 (Mw)
Depth      : 10km
Date       : 02 Mar 2016
Origin Time: 12:49:47 UTC
Latitude   : 4.92S
Longitude  : 94.39E
Location   : Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia

2. EVALUATION
 

The expected period of significant tsunami waves is now over for all threatened
Indian Ocean countries, based on IOTWS-TSP INDONESIA modelling.

Because local conditions can cause a wide variation in tsunami wave action,
CANCELLATION of national warnings and ALL CLEAR determination must be made by
national/state/local authorities. Please be aware that dangerous currents can
continue for several hours after the main tsunami waves have passed.

3. TSUNAMI WAVE OBSERVATIONS
Listed below are maximum wave amplitudes recorded at the specified locations.
Note that wave amplitude is measured relative to normal sea level; it is NOT
the crest-to-trough wave height.

LOCATION            COUNTRIES     LAT    LON      AMPL(m) TIME(UTC) DATE 
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COCOS ISLAND        AUSTRALIA     12.12S  96.89E   0.1   14:15   Mar 02, 2016
PADANG              INDONESIA     00.95S 100.37E   0.05  14:40   Mar 02, 2016
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4. ADVICE
This bulletin is being issued as advice. Only national/state/local authorities
and disaster management officers have the authority to make decisions regarding
the official threat and warning status in their coastal areas and any action to
be taken in response.

5. UPDATES
No further bulletins will be issued by IOTWS-TSP INDONESIA for this event unless
additional information becomes available.

Other IOTWS-TSPs may issue additional information at:
IOTWS-TSP AUSTRALIA:  http://reg.bom.gov.au/tsunami/rtsp/
IOTWS-TSP INDIA:      http://www.incois.gov.in/Incois/tsunami/eqevents.jsp

6. CONTACT INFORMATION
IOTWS-TSP INDONESIA:
THE AGENCY FOR METEOROLOGY CLIMATOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS (BMKG)
InaTEWS - Indonesian Tsunami Early Warning System
Address: Jl. Angkasa I no.2 Kemayoran, Jakarta, Indonesia, 10720
Tel.: +62 (21) 4246321/6546316
Fax: +62 (21) 6546316/4246703
P.O. Box 3540 Jakarta
Website:  http://rtsp.bmkg.go.id/publicbull.php
          http://www.bmkg.go.id 
          http://inatews.bmkg.go.id
E-Mail:   inartsp@bmkg.go.id
          monitrtwp@bmkg.go.id              

END OF BULLETIN
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