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Message hawaii.TIBHWX.2013.08.16.0236

Tsunami Information Earthquake Information
Message Time: 15 Aug 2013 04:36 pm HST
Message Num: 1
Message Text: click to read
Message Type: Tsunami Information Statement
Warning: none
Watch: none
ETAs / Obs: none
Preliminary (PTWC)Official (USGS)
Origin Time: 15 Aug 2013 4:31 pm HST 15 Aug 2013 4:31 pm HST
Magnitude: 6.8 Mwp
(reviewed by PTWC)
Latitude: 41.8° S 41.8° S
Longitude: 174.2° E 174.1° E
Depth: 10 km (6.2 mi)
Location: North Island of New Zealand
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