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tsunami warning #427892
01/15/12 02:00 PM
01/15/12 02:00 PM
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quebec Canada
QUEBELIZE Offline OP
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QUEBELIZE  Offline OP
i did receive this mail from National hurricane center
QUEBELIZE

You are subscribed to PTWC Caribbean Sea Messages for NOAA's National Weather Service.


Tsunami Information Statement
01/15/2012 08:50 AM EST


000
WECA43 PHEB 151350
TIBCAX

TSUNAMI STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
1350 UTC SUN JAN 15 2012

THIS STATEMENT APPLIES TO COUNTRIES WITHIN AND BORDERING THE
CARIBBEAN SEA...EXCEPT FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS.

... TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT ...

THIS MESSAGE IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY.

THIS BULLETIN IS ISSUED AS ADVICE TO GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. ONLY
NATIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO MAKE
DECISIONS REGARDING THE OFFICIAL STATE OF ALERT IN THEIR AREA AND
ANY ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN RESPONSE.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

ORIGIN TIME - 1340Z 15 JAN 2012
COORDINATES - 60.7 SOUTH 56.7 WEST
LOCATION - SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS
MAGNITUDE - 6.7

EVALUATION

A DESTRUCTIVE WIDESPREAD TSUNAMI THREAT DOES NOT EXIST BASED ON
HISTORICAL EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI DATA.

HOWEVER - THERE IS THE SMALL POSSIBILITY OF A LOCAL OR REGIONAL
TSUNAMI THAT COULD AFFECT COASTS LOCATED USUALLY NO MORE THAN A
FEW HUNDRED KILOMETERS FROM THE EARTHQUAKE EPICENTER. AUTHORITIES
IN THE REGION NEAR THE EPICENTER SHOULD BE MADE AWARE OF THIS
POSSIBILITY.

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY PRODUCT ISSUED BY THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI
WARNING CENTER FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
BECOMES AVAILABLE.






Re: tsunami warning [Re: QUEBELIZE] #427893
01/15/12 02:02 PM
01/15/12 02:02 PM
Joined: May 2000
Posts: 6,804
San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye...
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Thanks for the info.

Re: tsunami war ning... [Re: QUEBELIZE] #427896
01/15/12 02:07 PM
01/15/12 02:07 PM
Joined: May 2000
Posts: 6,804
San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye...
Amanda Syme Offline

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Amanda Syme  Offline
This info is pretty old. What is the latest? The notice went out 6 hours ago right?
Thanks

Re: tsunami war ning ... [Re: QUEBELIZE] #427898
01/15/12 03:40 PM
01/15/12 03:40 PM
Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 1,044
San Pedro
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Eeek. Ummm...what should we be doing?

Re: tsunami war ning... [Re: Amanda Syme] #427899
01/15/12 03:41 PM
01/15/12 03:41 PM
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quebec Canada
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hi Amanda as soon i open my mail i just want to send info in case...
i was thinking as they said the warning is for hundred of kilometer away
for now there is no follow-up of the situation at 3:45 P.M. Northen time
Sylvain

Re: tsunami war ning ... [Re: QUEBELIZE] #427901
01/15/12 03:47 PM
01/15/12 03:47 PM
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quebec Canada
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Hi Brussel Sprout as they said in mail the warning is for hundred of kilometer of the epicenter i just want to send the info in case... for now at 3:45 P.M. eastern time ther are no follow-up of the situation from hurricane center...
Sylvain

Re: tsunami war ning ... [Re: QUEBELIZE] #427902
01/15/12 03:50 PM
01/15/12 03:50 PM
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 1,520
PACWest, SACSouth
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Quote
EVALUATION

....TSUNAMI THREAT DOES NOT EXIST ...MORE THAN ....(180 miles) ....FROM (Ireland)


So...as Roseanna Roseanna Dannah once said "nevermind..."

Last edited by Bear; 01/15/12 09:41 PM. Reason: I'm a geographic idiot for not picking up on the SOUTH Shetalnd reference! lmao, but its still pretty damned far away!
Re: tsunami war ning ... [Re: QUEBELIZE] #427908
01/15/12 04:23 PM
01/15/12 04:23 PM
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Posts: 11,021
Rockport, Maine
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In this case, think of the geography. Why would Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands be exempt?

Methinks the warning was poorly worded.


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Re: tsunami war ning ... [Re: QUEBELIZE] #427909
01/15/12 05:10 PM
01/15/12 05:10 PM
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Posts: 12,538
San Pedro Belize
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I worry about Tsunami's as much as the New Ice Age!
I wish people would not post BS like this on the message board.
People around San Pedro will be driving around in their golfcarts wearing lifevest looking for high ground.


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Re: tsunami war ning ... [Re: QUEBELIZE] #427910
01/15/12 05:19 PM
01/15/12 05:19 PM
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We are 10,000km away and the Shetland Islands have South America between us and them! Fact check before posting these type of alerts please!

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