NTWC-INCOIS-20120414-2043-001 (TYPE - I)

TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 1

INDIAN TSUNAMI EARLY WARNING CENTRE ­ INCOIS HYDERABAD (ITEWC)

Issued at: 2053 IST Saturday 14 April 2012
Earthquake Information
EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION
Magnitude (Preferred) : 5.4 Mw(mB) (Moderate)
Network Magnitude(s): 5.8 (MLv), 5.7 (Mwp), 5.6 (Mw(Mwp)), 5.8 (mB), , 5.4 (Mw(mB)), 5.9 (mb), 5.6 (M)
Depth: 95 km
Date : 14 Apr 2012
Origin Time: 2043 IST
Latitude: 49.47 N
Longitude: 155.75 E
Location: Kuril Islands
Land/ Ocean: Ocean part
Water Level Depth (if Ocean): 143 m
EVALUATION

The water column height at epicenter location is: 143 m. Based on historical earthquake and tsunami data, Tsunami Threat does not exist for India.

ADVICE

This Bulletin is being issued as an advice. Only national, state, district administrators and disaster management offices have the authority to make decisions regarding the official threat status in their coastal area and any action to be taken in response.

UPDATES

No further bulletins will be issued by ITEWC INCOIS for this event unless additional information becomes available.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Indian Tsunami Early Warning Centre (ITEWC)

Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS)

Address:"Ocean Valley", Pragathi Nagar (BO), Nizampet (SO),

Hyderabad - 500 090, India.

Tel: 91-40-23895011

Fax: 91-40-23895012

Email: tsunami@incois.gov.in

Website: www.incois.gov.in

Elapsed Time: This Earthquake happened 00 Hours, 09 Minutes, 59 Seconds ago