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Message caribe.TSUCAX.2012.09.05.1447

Tsunami Information Earthquake Information
Message Time: 05 Sep 2012 14:47 UTC
Message Num: 1
Message Text: click to read
Message Type: a Caribbean-wide Tsunami Watch is in Effect
Warning: none
Watch: Brazil, Barbados, Trinidad Tobago, French Guiana, Saint Lucia, Martinique, St Vincent, Dominica, Barbuda, Guadeloupe, Montserrat, Antigua, Saint Kitts, Anguilla, Grenada, Saint Martin, Saint Maarten, Dominican Rep, Turks N Caicos, Bonaire, Curacao, Bahamas, Venezuela, Haiti, Bermuda, Suriname, Aruba, Cuba, Guyana, Colombia, Jamaica, Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, Panama, Mexico, Honduras, Costa Rica, Belize, Nicaragua, Guatemala
ETAs / Obs: none
Preliminary (PTWC)Official (USGS)
Origin Time: 05 Sep 2012 14:42 UTC 05 Sep 2012 14:42 UTC
Magnitude: 7.9 Mwp
(reviewed by PTWC)
7.6
Latitude: 9.9° N 10.1° N
Longitude: 85.5° W 85.3° W
Depth: 40 km (24.9 mi)
Location: Off Coast of Costa Rica
More Info.: updated earthquake information from the USGS NEIC
caribe.TSUCAX.2012.09.05.1447 map

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