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

ISSUED AT: 1009 IST Sunday 19 August 2018

... EARTHQUAKE BULLETIN ...

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Earthquake Information
EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION
Magnitude (Preferred) : 6.7  M
Depth: 437 km
Date : 19 Aug 2018
Origin Time: 0958   IST
Latitude: 16.97 S
Longitude: 177.95 W
Location: Fiji Islands Region
EVALUATION

Based on historical earthquake and tsunami data, Tsunami Threat does not exist for India. ITEWC INCOIS will monitor sea level changes near epicentral region and report in case of tsunami threat.

ADVICE

This bulletin is being issued as advice. Only national/state/local authorities and disaster management officers have the authority to make decisions regarding the official threat and warning status in their coastal areas 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