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Magnitude
Origin Time : 2017-04-28 20:23:17 UTC
Location : 5.45N - 125E (Mindanao, Philippines)
Depth : 10 Km
Bulletin : 1 (EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION BULLETIN)



TSP-InaTEWS-20170428-2030-001
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TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 1 (TYPE-I)
IOTWS TSUNAMI SERVICE PROVIDER INDONESIA (InaTEWS-BMKG)
issued at 2030 UTC, Friday, 28 April 2017
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... EARTHQUAKE BULLETIN ...

1. EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION
RTSP INDONESIA has detected an earthquake with the following preliminary
information:

Magnitude  : 7.1 (Mw(mB))
Depth      : 10km
Date       : 28 Apr 2017
Origin Time: 20:23:17 UTC
Latitude   : 5.45N
Longitude  : 125.00E
Location   : Mindanao, Philippines

2. EVALUATION
(EQ mag between 6.5 and 7.9 in Pacific or South Atlantic source zones only)
Although this earthquake may be capable of generating a tsunami in the
Pacific or South Atlantic Ocean, based on historical data and tsunami
modelling it is not capable of generating a tsunami affecting the Indian
Ocean region. However IOTWS-TSP INDONESIA will monitor the situation and
may issue further bulletins if new information becomes available.

(EQ mag >= 6.5 in IO, or >= 8.0 in Pacific or South Atlantic source zones)
Based on historical data and tsunami modelling, this earthquake may be
capable of generating a tsunami affecting the Indian Ocean region.
IOTWS-TSP INDONESIA will monitor sea level gauges near the earthquake to
determine if a tsunami was generated and will issue further bulletins
for this event.

Further information on this event will be available at:
http://inatews.bmkg.go.id

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.

4. OTHER INDIAN OCEAN TSUNAMI SERVICE PROVIDERS:
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

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://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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