[HOT] 7.3 magnitude earthquake in Japan

Shu Higashi s_higash at mua.biglobe.ne.jp
Fri Dec 7 10:32:21 GMT 2012


Tsunami alert has been called off at 19:20 jst. Thanks for caring us.

2012年12月7日金曜日 Shu Higashi s_higash at mua.biglobe.ne.jp:

>
> Small tsunami hit Soma, Sendai,Ishinomaki from 0.2m to 1.0m at
> 18:00-18:40. Not heard serious damages yet.
> Shu from Tokyo
>
> 2012年12月7日金曜日 Faheem Merchant faheem.merchant at gmail.com<javascript:_e({}, 'cvml', 'faheem.merchant at gmail.com');>
> :
>
>> I just checked the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre, below is the link. The
>> evaluation from them is:
>>
>> AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS
>> REPORTED BY THE JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY.
>>
>>  ORIGIN TIME -  0818Z 07 DEC 2012
>>  COORDINATES -  37.7 NORTH  144.6 EAST
>>  DEPTH       -   33 KM
>>  LOCATION    -  OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU  JAPAN
>>  MAGNITUDE   -  7.3
>>
>> 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 JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY MAY ALSO ISSUE TSUNAMI MESSAGES
>> FOR THIS EVENT TO COUNTRIES IN THE NORTHWEST PACIFIC AND SOUTH
>> CHINA SEA REGION.  IN CASE OF CONFLICTING INFORMATION... THE
>> MORE CONSERVATIVE INFORMATION SHOULD BE USED FOR SAFETY.
>>
>> THE WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WILL ISSUE PRODUCTS
>> FOR ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA...WASHINGTON...OREGON...CALIFORNIA.
>>
>> http://ptwc.weather.gov/ptwc/?region=2&id=hawaii.TIBHWX.2012.12.07.0826
>>
>> http://ptwc.weather.gov/ptwc/?region=1&id=pacific.TIBPAC.2012.12.07.0825
>>
>> On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 10:18 AM, Sam Larsen <samlarsen1 at yahoo.co.uk>wrote:
>>
>>> Tsunami warnings issued
>>>
>>> http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/dec/07/japan-asia-pacific?CMP=twt_fd
>>>
>>>
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