M7.0 earthquake strikes off Papua, Indonesia; NO tsunami threat

TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
1151 AM HST MON JUL 27 2015

TO – EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN THE STATE OF HAWAII

SUBJECT – TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT

THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

  • ORIGIN TIME – 1141 AM HST 27 JUL 2015
  • COORDINATES – 2.8 SOUTH 138.6 EAST
  • LOCATION – PAPUA INDONESIA
  • MAGNITUDE – 7.0 MOMENT

EVALUATION

BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. REPEAT. A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII.

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.


Time

  • 2015-07-27 21:41:22 (UTC)
  • 2015-07-27 11:41:22 (UTC-10:00) in your timezone

Nearby Cities

  • 234km (145mi) W of Abepura, Indonesia
  • 247km (153mi) W of Jayapura, Indonesia
  • 314km (195mi) W of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea
  • 341km (212mi) ENE of Nabire, Indonesia
  • 1195km (743mi) SSE of Koror Town, Palau

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