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Message pacific.TSUPAC.2012.09.05.1623

Tsunami Information Earthquake Information
Message Time: 05 Sep 2012 16:23 UTC
Message Num: 3
Message Text: click to read
Message Type: Fixed Regional Tsunami Warning Supplement
Warning: Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua
Watch: none
ETAs / Obs: none
Preliminary (PTWC)Official (USGS)
Origin Time: 05 Sep 2012 14:42 UTC 05 Sep 2012 14:42 UTC
Magnitude: 7.6 Mwp
(reviewed by PTWC)
7.6
Latitude: 9.9° N 10.1° N
Longitude: 85.5° W 85.3° W
Depth: 46 km (28.6 mi) 40 km (24.9 mi)
Location: Off Coast of Costa Rica
More Info.: updated earthquake information from the USGS NEIC
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