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Tsunami Warning Cancelled

Tsunami Warning Cancelled
Tsunami warning Cancelled
April 17
15:35 2016

MINERAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

SEISMOLOGY SECTION
To : All Media Outlets Date: 17/04/16
From : Seismology Section Time: 03.06 pm Subject : Final Tsunami Threat Message
THE SEISMOLOGY SECTION (NATIONAL EARTHQUKE AND TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER) ISSUED THE FOLLOWING:
THIS MESSAGE APPLIES TO THE WHOLE OF FIJI
THE TSUNAMI THREAT FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE HAS PASSED AND THERE IS NO FURTHER THREAT. WE WOULD LIKE TO ADVISE THE GENERAL PUBLIC ESPECIALLY COASTAL DWELLERS TO TAKE PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES IN MOVING BACK TO THEIR RESPECTIVE COMMUNITIES AND RESUMING NORMAL ACTIVITIES.
A HUGE EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH VERIFIED PARAMETERS:
 MAGNITUDE/SIZE: 7.7
 DEPTH: 10KM
 COORDINATES: 0.2 NORTH, 80.1 WEST
 LOCATION: NEAR THE COAST OF ECUADOR
 TIME: 11:59 am
THIS WILL BE THE FINAL STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT HOWEVER WE WILL CONTINUE WITH MONITORING PROCESS.
SEISMOLOGY SECTION
MINERAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT, FIJI.
PHONE: 3381611 EXT 329353, 329355, 329357
FAX: 3370039/3383910

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