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Significant Earthquake advisory No 1

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Tsunami Information: Significant Earthquake Advisory

No: 1

Issued at 02:45pm hrs, Monday, 14th November, 2016

An Earthquake has occurred with these parameters:

Origin time: 0034hrs UTC on 14th November

Coordinates: Lat: 42.7S Lon: 173.4E

Depth: 10km

Magnitude: 6.8

Location: South Island of NZ

The above magnitude is provisional and may be increased or decreased as more seismic data becomes available.

Significant Earthquake Advisory

(Only Warnings issued by the Tonga Meteorological Service represent the official warning status for Tonga)

Based on preliminary earthquake information above, this is for information only

This is the final message for this event unless significant changes occur warranting an upgrade to alert or warnings messages.

NEOC Status:

The National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC) is not activated.

Normal NEOC contact details apply:

General Enquiries: (676) 26340

Issued by: Message authorized by the Tonga Meteorological Service

General Enquiries: (676) 35355

Duty Officer: MT/LF/GV/FH

End of message

Last Updated ( Monday, 14 November 2016 15:32 )
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