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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 : 3 3.1 (CONFIRMED TSUNAMI THREAT IN THE INDIAN OCEAN)






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TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 3 (TYPE-III)
IOTWS TSUNAMI SERVICE PROVIDER INDONESIA (InaTEWS-BMKG)
issued at 0630 UTC, Wednesday, 14 December 2016
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... CONFIRMED TSUNAMI THREAT IN 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 (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
Sea level observations have confirmed that a TSUNAMI WAS GENERATED and
there MAY BE A THREAT TO SOME INDIAN OCEAN COUNTRIES.

Maximum wave amplitudes observed so far:

LOCATION            COUNTRIES     LAT    LON      AMPL(m) TIME(UTC) DATE
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SABANG              INDONESIA     05.83N  95.33E   5.0   06:25   Dec 14, 2016
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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:
IOTWS-TSP AUSTRALIA: http://www.bom.gov.au/tsunami/iotws/
IOTWS-TSP 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/

END OF BULLETIN
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