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Message pacific.2009.09.29.202119

Tsunami Information Earthquake Information
Message Time: 29 Sep 2009 20:22 UTC
Message Num: 3
Message Text: click to read
Message Type: a Tsunami Warning and Watch Are in Effect
Warning: none
Watch: none
ETAs / Obs: ETAs / measurements
Preliminary (PTWC)
Origin Time: 29 Sep 2009 17:48 UTC
Magnitude: 8.3 Mwp
(reviewed by PTWC)
Latitude: 15.3° S
Longitude: 171° W
Depth: -33 km (-20.5 mi)
Location: Samoa Islands Region
More Info.: search the USGS NEIC catalog
pacific.2009.09.29.202119 map

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