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Magnitude
Origin Time : 2016-12-14 06:00:00 UTC
Location : 7.2N - 92.9E (Nicobar Islands, India Region (CommTEST-Dec-2016))
Depth : 10 Km
Bulletin : 1 (EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION BULLETIN)



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PUBLIC TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 1 (TYPE-I)
IOTWS TSUNAMI SERVICE PROVIDER INDONESIA (InaTEWS-BMKG)
issued at 0605 UTC, Wednesday, 14 December 2016
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... EARTHQUAKE BULLETIN ...

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 (preliminary)
IOTWS-TSP INDONESIA has detected an earthquake with the following details:
information:

   Magnitude  : 9.0 (Mw)
   Depth      : 10km
   Date       : 14 Dec 2016
   Origin Time: 06:00:00 UTC
   Latitude   : 7.20N
   Longitude  : 92.90E
   Location   : Nicobar Islands, India Region

2. EVALUATION
Based on pre-run model scenarios, there is a POTENTIAL TSUNAMI THREAT
to countries in the Indian Ocean.

IOTWS-TSP INDONESIA will monitor sea level gauges and report if any tsunami
wave activity has occurred.

3. 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.

For more detailed information, please refer to the tsunami advisory
bulletins issued by the National Tsunami Warning Centres (NTWCs) of
IOTWS member states. The tsunami warning status reported by NTWCs for
their countries can be found at:
http://www.incois.gov.in/Incois/tsunami/NTWCFeedbackStatus.jsp

4. UPDATES
Additional bulletins will be issued by IOTWS-TSP INDONESIA for this event as
more information becomes available.

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

5. 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://www.bmkg.go.id
          http://inatews.bmkg.go.id
E-Mail:   inartsp@bmkg.go.id
          monitrtwp@bmkg.go.id

6. TSUNAMI WARNING SYSTEMS OUTSIDE THE INDIAN OCEAN

Pacific Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (PTWS):
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Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC)
http://ptwc.weather.gov/

North West Pacific Tsunami Advisory Centre (NWPTAC)
http://www.jma.go.jp/en/tsunami/

US National Tsunami Warning Centre (US NTWC)
http://wcatwc.arh.noaa.gov/

Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre (JATWC)
http://www.bom.gov.au/tsunami/


Northeast Atlantic, Mediterranean and Connected Seas (NEAMTWS):
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French National Tsunami Warning Centre (CENALT)
http://www.info-tsunami.fr

Institute of Geodynamics, National Observatory of Athens
http://www.gein.noa.gr/en/

Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute, Turkey
http://www.koeri.boun.edu.tr/2/en/


Caribbean and Adjacent Regions (CARIBE EWS):
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Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC)
http://ptwc.weather.gov/


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NTWC Status Reports for this Bulletin

NTWC
Country
Status
Comments
Sender
Time
(UTC)
Myanmar
Threat Level 0: No impact expected, no flooding, no currents.
Received the 0600 UTC Test Message
papatun, NTWC (Myanmar)
Wed Dec 14 2016 12:31:47 GMT+0630 (Myanmar Standard Time)
Pakistan
Threat Level 0: No impact expected, no flooding, no currents.
Test
NTWC, Karachi, Pakistan
Wed Dec 14 2016 10:45:16 GMT+0500 (Pakistan Standard Time)
Pakistan
Threat Level 0: No impact expected, no flooding, no currents
Bulletin-2
NTWC, Karachi, Pakistan
Web Dec 14 2016 11:16:03 GMT +0500 (Pakistan Standard Time)
Indonesia
Threat Level 1: There is a potential for tsunami impact, but given the travel time, no response of the public is necessary at the moment.
1.strong earthquake felt in Aceh region, Nias islands 2. sirine for evacuation warning turn on in Aceh region
NTWC Indonesia
Wed Dec 14 2016 13:17:43 GMT+0700 (WIB)
Mauritius
Threat Level 2: Threat to coastal marine areas due to strong currents and oscillations in sea level.
Threat Level 2 Tsunami Warning maintained for the islands of the Republic of Mauritius because any tsunami wave is expected after around 4-5 hours. Due to small tsunami waves expected no major evacuation is being envisaged. Public strongly advised not to venture over beaches as well as in the sea for at least the next 12 hours. Situation is being monitored from available tide gauges and constant communication maintained with the National Disaster Centre. Tsunami warning will be waived once tide gauges indicate subsiding or no tsunami waves.
Ram Dhurmea-NTWC Mauritius
Wed Dec 14 2016 06:53:40 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Tanzania
CANCELLATION/ALL CLEAR.
Information for Tsunami warning cancellation has been issued to the public. This is because two hours has passed after the last above threshold tsunami wave.
Elias J. Lipiki
Wed Dec 14 2016 09:52:48 GMT+0300 (E. Africa Standard Time)
South Africa
Threat Level 0: No impact expected, no flooding, no currents.
South Africa standing down. Reverting to threat level zero. :-)
K. Rae
Wed Dec 14 08:59:07 UTC+0200 2016
Seychelles
Threat Level 2: Threat to coastal marine areas due to strong currents and oscillations in sea level.
Since A Tsunami was generated the threat was elevated and a warning was issued for areas south of Mahe. Warning issued at 0645utc
Chantale Bijoux
Wed Dec 14 2016 10:56:33 GMT+0400 (Arabian Standard Time)
La Reunion
CANCELLATION/ALL CLEAR.
Ecormier
Wed Dec 14 2016 11:03:30 GMT+0400 (Arabie)
Indonesia
Threat Level 3 : Threat of tsunami inundation to land areas
major tsunami wave detected in Aceh region and swap away almost entire coastal areas
NTWC Indonesia
Web Dec 14 2016 13:40:08 GMT +0700 (WIB)
Myanmar
Threat Level 2: Threat to coastal marine areas due to strong currents and oscillations in sea level
According to the SOPs, NTWC (Myanmar) will issue tsunami warning for Myanmar coastal area based on RTSPs bulletin (2)
Tun Lin Kyaw
Wed Dec 14 2016 12:49:17 GMT+0630 (Myanmar Standard Time)
Mauritius
Threat Level 1: There is a potential for tsunami impact, but given the travel time, no response of the public is necessary at the moment.
A tsunami watch has been issued for islands in the Republic of Mauritius
Ram Dhurmea
Wed Dec 14 2016 06:19:22 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Madagascar
Threat Level 0: No impact expected, no flooding, no currents. Comments= NTWC Madagascar bul2 Threat Level 0
NTWC Madagascar bul2 Threat Level 0
Bernardo
Wed Dec 14 2016 09:19:59 GMT+0300 (EAT)
India
Threat Level 3: Threat of tsunami inundation to land areas.
Warning issued for Andaman & Nicobar Islands and East coast of India.
ITEWC, INCOIS
Wed Dec 14 2016 11:50:21 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
South Africa
Threat Level 0: No impact expected, no flooding, no currents.
Receiving sms and email comms 100%. Have informed Council for Geoscience (CGS) as per local SOP. Awaiting assessment from CGS. Will update NTWC reporting form.
Mr K. Rae
Wed Dec 14 08:21:18 UTC+0200 2016
Malaysia
Threat Level 3: Threat of tsunami inundation to land areas.
NTWC Malaysia
Wed Dec 14 2016 14:22:07 GMT+0800 (Malay Peninsula Standard Time)
Australia
Threat Level 2: Threat to coastal marine areas due to strong currents and oscillations in sea level.
Marine level warnings issued for Cocos island, parts of the Western Australian coast line and for 3 Australian Antarctic bases.
Nimesha
Wed Dec 14 17:24:26 UTC+1100 2016
Tanzania
Threat Level 1: There is a potential for tsunami impact, but given the travel time, no response of the public is necessary at the moment.
We've communicated with Disaster Management Department (PMO-DMD) explaining about the potential for adverse impacts due to the underwater earthquake; threat map indicates threat for entire Tanzanian coastline.
Elias J. Lipiki
Wed Dec 14 2016 09:33:36 GMT+0300 (E. Africa Standard Time)
La Reunion
Threat Level 1: There is a potential for tsunami impact, but given the travel time, no response of the public is necessary at the moment.
Ecormier
Wed Dec 14 2016 10:34:05 GMT+0400 (Arabie)
India
Threat Level 3: Threat of tsunami inundation to land areas.
Warning to A&N Islands and east coast of India. People are moved to safer places. wave amplitude of 6m observed at Campbell Bay.
ITEWC, INCOIS
Wed Dec 14 2016 12:04:42 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
Madagascar
Threat Level 1: There is a potential for tsunami impact, but given the travel time, no response of the public is necessary at the moment.
NTWC Madagascar Bul3 - T1=13:17:25 at ANOROTSANGANA - EWH= 1.65m
Bernardo
Wed Dec 14 2016 09:35:46 GMT+0300 (EAT)
Australia
CANCELLATION/ALL CLEAR.
Warning cancellations issued for all Australian warning zones.
Nimesha
Wed Dec 14 17:51:22 UTC+1100 2016
Australia
Threat Level 2: Threat to coastal marine areas due to strong currents and oscillations in sea level.
Community response actions commenced for Cocos Island and for parts of western Australian coastline. Antarctic bases preparing for response.
Nimesha
Wed Dec 14 17:36:56 UTC+1100 2016
Myanmar
Threat Level 2: Threat to coastal marine areas due to strong currents and oscillations in sea level.
According to the Sea level confirmation, NTWC (Myanmar) will issue Tsunami Information including the estimated arrival time and Tsunami wave high for Myanmar coastal area.
Tun Lin Kyaw
Wed Dec 14 2016 13:05:01 GMT+0630 (Myanmar Standard Time)
Madagascar
Threat Level 1: There is a potential for tsunami impact, but given the travel time, no response of the public is necessary at the moment.
NTWC Madagascar bul 4: Final Bul
Bernardo
Wed Dec 14 2016 09:49:53 GMT+0300 (EAT)
Seychelles
Threat Level 1: There is a potential for tsunami impact, but given the travel time, no response of the public is necessary at the moment.
Advisory sent at 0645Z for areas particularly south of Mahe
Chantale Bijoux
Wed Dec 14 2016 10:48:59 GMT+0400 (Arabian Standard Time)
Mauritius
Threat Level 2: Threat to coastal marine areas due to strong currents and oscillations in sea level.
A Tsunami Warning is issued for island in the Republic of Mauritius. Details of arrival time and expected wave heights are included in the bulletin for every islands. Public advised not to venture over beaches and low lying coastal regions. Details of wave heights have been communicated to the National Disaster Centre who is going to decide on any evacuation of specific communities.
Ram Dhurmea-NTWC Mauritius
Wed Dec 14 2016 06:38:37 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
India
CANCELLATION/ALL CLEAR.
ITEWC, INCOIS
Wed Dec 14 2016 12:18:05 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
South Africa
Threat Level 2: Threat to coastal marine areas due to strong currents and oscillations in sea level.
CGS assessment at 06h33UTC: based on past assessments, waves of 0.8m expected for East Coast of South Africa. assessment of TOA at 06h33UTC: probable window of TOA 16h45SAST (14h45UTC) to 18h00SAST (16h00UTC)
K. Rae
Wed Dec 14 08:42:42 UTC+0200 2016
Tanzania
Threat Level 2: Threat to coastal marine areas due to strong currents and oscillations in sea level
Warning has been issued to the public regarding threat from Tsunami along the coastal areas of Tanzania. Given that the expected amplitude is not higher than 1.0m, inundation of inland areas is unlikely and therefore only areas at or very near the shore are likely to be affected.
Elias J. Lipiki
Wed Dec 14 2016 09:45:54 GMT+0300 (E. Africa Standard Time)
Pakistan
Threat Level 0: No impact expected, no flooding, no currents.
Bulletin-4
NTWC, Karachi, Pakistan
Wed Dec 14 2016 11:45:21 GMT+0500 (Pakistan Standard Time)
Iran
Threat Level 0: No impact expected, no flooding, no currents.
Hanieh Moghadam
Wed Dec 14 2016 11:05:03 GMT+0330 (Iran Standard Time)

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