TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 1
INDIAN TSUNAMI EARLY WARNING CENTRE INCOIS HYDERABAD (ITEWC)

ISSUED AT: 2227 IST Friday 15 December 2017

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Earthquake Information
EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION
Magnitude (Preferred) : 6.8  M
Depth: 113 km
Date : 15 Dec 2017
Origin Time: 2217   IST
Latitude: 7.95 S
Longitude: 108.02 E
Location: Java, Indonesia
EVALUATION

Earthquakes of this size sometimes have potential to generate tsunamis. However, so far there is no confirmation about the triggering of a tsunami. An investigation is under way to determine if a tsunami has been triggered. ITEWC INCOIS will monitor sea level gauges near epicenter and report if any tsunami wave activity has occurred.

ADVICE

This is only a Heads-up message to the national/state/local authorities and disaster management offices. No immediate public action is required. This Bulletin is being issued as an advice. Only national/state/local authorities 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

Additional bulletins will be issued by ITEWC INCOIS for this event as more 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