6.14.2005

Tsunami Advisory

TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001
PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER
0500 PM HST 14 JUN 2005

TO - CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII

SUBJECT - TSUNAMI ADVISORY BULLETIN

A TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII EFFECTIVE
AT 0500 PM HST.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

ORIGIN TIME - 0451 PM HST 14 JUN 2005
COORDINATES - 41.3 NORTH 125.7 WEST
LOCATION - OFF COAST OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
MAGNITUDE - 7.4 MOMENT

EVALUATION

THE WEST COAST - ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER HAS ISSUED A
REGIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING AND WATCH FOR OTHER PARTS OF THE
PACIFIC. BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA THERE IS NO DESTRUCTIVE
TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII.

HOWEVER SOME COASTAL AREAS IN HAWAII COULD EXPERIENCE SMALL SEA
LEVEL CHANGES AND STRONG OR UNUSUAL CURRENTS LASTING UP TO
SEVERAL HOURS. THE ESTIMATED TIME SUCH EFFECTS MIGHT BEGIN IS

0929 PM HST 14 JUN 2005

BULLETINS WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY OR SOONER AS CONDITIONS WARRANT.



I'm so glad we live in the center of the island. And I'm also glad the earthquake was offshore and that it doesn't seem to be a big deal in California.




Pau.


- hfs

1 comment:

Katy said...

Man, I am so glad for you. SCARY!!!