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Message pacific.TSUPAC.2012.08.31.1329

Tsunami Information Earthquake Information
Message Time: 31 Aug 2012 13:29 UTC
Message Num: 2
Message Text: click to read
Message Type: Fixed Regional Tsunami Warning Supplement
Warning: Indonesia, Philippines, Belau
Watch: none
ETAs / Obs: ETAs
Preliminary (PTWC)Official (USGS)
Origin Time: 31 Aug 2012 12:48 UTC 31 Aug 2012 12:47 UTC
Magnitude: 7.6 Mwp
(reviewed by PTWC)
Latitude: 10.9° N 10.8° N
Longitude: 127.1° E 126.7° E
Depth: 33 km (20.5 mi) 34.9 km (21.7 mi)
Location: Philippine Islands Region
More Info.: updated earthquake information from the USGS NEIC
pacific.TSUPAC.2012.08.31.1329 map

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