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  • M7.1 - 23km S of Lata, Solomon Islands 2013-02-08 11:12:12 UTC

    Source: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquak...00f3x8#summary

    M7.1 - 23km S of Lata, Solomon Islands 2013-02-08 11:12:12 UTC
    Summary
    Location and Magnitude contributed by: USGS, NEIC, Golden, Colorado (and predecessors)
    General
    50 km
    20 mi
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    10.925S, 165.875E
    Depth: 10.0km (6.2mi)
    Event Time

    2013-02-08 11:12:12 UTC
    2013-02-08 22:12:12 UTC+11:00 at epicenter
    2013-02-08 06:12:12 UTC-05:00 system time

    Location

    10.925S 165.875E depth=10.0km (6.2mi)
    Nearby Cities

    23km (14mi) S of Lata, Solomon Islands
    528km (328mi) NNW of Luganville, Vanuatu
    669km (416mi) ESE of Honiara, Solomon Islands
    798km (496mi) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
    1115km (693mi) N of We, New Caledonia

  • #2
    Re: M7.1 - 23km S of Lata, Solomon Islands 2013-02-08 11:12:12 UTC

    Source:
    http://ptwc.weather.gov/ptwc/text.ph...013.02.08.1118

    WEPA42 PHEB 081118
    TIBPAC

    TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001
    PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS
    ISSUED AT 1118Z 08 FEB 2013

    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 - 1112Z 08 FEB 2013
    COORDINATES - 10.9 SOUTH 165.9 EAST
    DEPTH - 10 KM
    LOCATION - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
    MAGNITUDE - 7.1

    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...CALIFORNIA.

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    • #3
      Re: M7.1 - 23km S of Lata, Solomon Islands 2013-02-08 11:12:12 UTC

      http://www.leaderpost.com/news/After...417/story.html
      Aftershock hampers relief operations in tsunami-ravaged Solomons


      By Kristen Gelineau, The Associated Press February 8, 2013
      SYDNEY - A strong aftershock rattled the Solomon Islands on Friday, hampering relief efforts to tsunami-ravaged villages and forcing the South Pacific nation's prime minister to forgo a visit to the stricken area, where nine deaths have been confirmed.

      Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo was on a plane to Santa Cruz Island in the eastern Solomons to assess damage when the aftershock hit, said Silas Lilo, a spokesman for his office. The plane then returned to the capital, Honiara...

      Read more: http://www.leaderpost.com/news/After...#ixzz2KLVWxiJy
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