PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER warning for Chile earthquake 11 March 2010

The earthquakes in Chile caused
no real tsunami threat.

However here is a warning from the
Pacific Tsunami warning center.
TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001

The earthquakes in Chile caused 
no real tsunami threat.

However here is a warning from the 
Pacific Tsunami warning center.
TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001
PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS
ISSUED AT 1453Z 11 MAR 2010

THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO AREAS WITHIN 
AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC
OCEAN AND ADJACENT SEAS...EXCEPT ALASKA...
BRITISH COLUMBIA...
WASHINGTON...OREGON AND CALIFORNIA.

... TSUNAMI INFORMATION BULLETIN ...

THIS BULLETIN IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY.

THIS BULLETIN IS ISSUED AS 
ADVICE TO GOVERNMENT AGENCIES.  ONLY
NATIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
 AGENCIES HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO MAKE
DECISIONS REGARDING THE OFFICIAL 
STATE OF ALERT IN THEIR AREA AND
ANY ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN RESPONSE.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE
 PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

 ORIGIN TIME -  1440Z 11 MAR 2010
 COORDINATES -  34.1 SOUTH   71.8 WEST
 DEPTH       -   10 KM
 LOCATION    -  NEAR COAST OF CENTRAL CHILE
 MAGNITUDE   -  7.2

EVALUATION

 NO DESTRUCTIVE WIDESPREAD TSUNAMI
 THREAT EXISTS BASED ON
 HISTORICAL EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI 
DATA.

 HOWEVER - EARTHQUAKES OF THIS SIZE 
SOMETIMES GENERATE LOCAL
 TSUNAMIS THAT CAN BE DESTRUCTIVE ALONG 
COASTS LOCATED WITHIN
 A HUNDRED KILOMETERS OF THE EARTHQUAKE 
EPICENTER. AUTHORITIES
 IN THE REGION OF THE EPICENTER SHOULD BE AWARE OF THIS
 POSSIBILITY AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION.

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY BULLETIN 
ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.

THE WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING 
CENTER WILL ISSUE PRODUCTS
FOR ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA...WASHINGTON.
..OREGON...CALIFORN

 

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