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Message pacific.2010.12.25.142758

Tsunami Information Earthquake Information
Message Time: 25 Dec 2010 14:27 UTC
Message Num: 2
Message Text: click to read
Message Type: Fixed Regional Tsunami Warning Supplement
Warning: Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Fiji For All Other Areas Covered by This Bulletin... It is For Information Only at This Time.
Watch: none
ETAs / Obs: ETAs / measurements
Preliminary (PTWC)
Origin Time: 25 Dec 2010 13:17 UTC
Magnitude: 7.6 Mwp
(reviewed by PTWC)
Latitude: 19.7° S
Longitude: 168° E
Depth: 33 km (20.5 mi)
Location: Vanuatu Islands
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