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M 8.1 Earthquake and Tsunami (1.7 m) in Mexico on 08 Sep 2017 04:49 UTC

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WEPA40 PHEB 081827
TSUPAC

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 17
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
1826 UTC FRI SEP 8 2017

...PTWC FINAL TSUNAMI THREAT MESSAGE...


**** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****

THIS MESSAGE IS ISSUED FOR INFORMATION ONLY IN SUPPORT OF THE
UNESCO/IOC PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING AND MITIGATION SYSTEM AND IS
MEANT FOR NATIONAL AUTHORITIES IN EACH COUNTRY OF THAT SYSTEM.

NATIONAL AUTHORITIES WILL DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATE LEVEL OF
ALERT FOR EACH COUNTRY AND MAY ISSUE ADDITIONAL OR MORE REFINED
INFORMATION.

**** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****

THE TSUNAMI FORECAST IS UNCHANGED IN THIS MESSAGE.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
---------------------------------

* MAGNITUDE 8.2
* ORIGIN TIME 0449 UTC SEP 8 2017
* COORDINATES 14.9 NORTH 94.0 WEST
* DEPTH 33 KM / 20 MILES
* LOCATION OFF THE COAST OF CHIAPAS MEXICO


EVALUATION
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* AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 8.2 OCCURRED
OFF THE COAST OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO AT 0449 UTC ON FRIDAY
SEPTEMBER 8 2017.

* BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... THE TSUNAMI THREAT FROM THIS
EARTHQUAKE HAS NOW PASSED.


TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST...UPDATED
---------------------------------

* THE TSUNAMI THREAT HAS NOW LARGELY PASSED.


RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
-------------------

* GOVERNMENT AGENCIES RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY IMPACTED COASTAL
AREAS SHOULD MONITOR CONDITIONS AT THE COAST TO DETERMINE IF
AND WHEN IT IS SAFE TO RESUME NORMAL ACTIVITIES.

* PERSONS LOCATED NEAR IMPACTED COASTAL AREAS SHOULD STAY ALERT
FOR INFORMATION AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS FROM LOCAL
AUTHORITIES.

* REMAIN OBSERVANT AND EXERCISE NORMAL CAUTION NEAR THE SEA.


POTENTIAL IMPACTS
-----------------

* MINOR SEA LEVEL FLUCTUATIONS OF UP TO 0.3 METERS ABOVE AND
BELOW THE NORMAL TIDE MAY CONTINUE OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS.


TSUNAMI OBSERVATIONS
--------------------

* THE FOLLOWING ARE TSUNAMI WAVE OBSERVATIONS FROM COASTAL
AND/OR DEEP-OCEAN SEA LEVEL GAUGES AT THE INDICATED
LOCATIONS. THE MAXIMUM TSUNAMI HEIGHT IS MEASURED WITH
RESPECT TO THE NORMAL TIDE LEVEL.

GAUGE TIME OF MAXIMUM WAVE
COORDINATES MEASURE TSUNAMI PERIOD
GAUGE LOCATION LAT LON (UTC) HEIGHT (MIN)
-------------------------------------------------------------
APIA UPOLU WS 13.8S 171.8W 1759 0.22M/ 0.7FT 14
PAGO PAGO AS 14.3S 170.7W 1726 0.12M/ 0.4FT 22
PAPEETE TAHITI 17.5S 149.6W 1508 0.04M/ 0.1FT 18
QUEPOS CR 9.4N 84.2W 1345 0.17M/ 0.6FT 88
LA LIBERTAD SV 13.5N 89.3W 1137 0.19M/ 0.6FT 74
ACAJUTLA SV 13.6N 89.8W 1537 0.47M/ 1.5FT 20
CHIAPAS MX 14.7N 92.4W 0949 1.75M/ 5.8FT 32
KAHULUI MAUI 20.9N 156.5W 1413 0.18M/ 0.6FT 18
HILO HAWAII 19.7N 155.1W 1357 0.17M/ 0.6FT 18
HIVA OA MARQUESAS 9.8S 139.0W 1341 0.18M/ 0.6FT 08
NUKU HIVA MARQUESAS 8.9S 140.1W 1306 0.20M/ 0.7FT 14
DART 32412 18.0S 86.4W 1020 0.01M/ 0.0FT 26
EASTER CL 27.2S 109.4W 1151 0.29M/ 0.9FT 06
DART 32413 7.4S 93.5W 0843 0.02M/ 0.1FT 24
LAZARO CARDENAS MX 17.9N 102.2W 0646 0.20M/ 0.6FT 58
DART 43413 10.8N 100.1W 0558 0.07M/ 0.2FT 10
SANTACRUZ GALAPAGOS 0.7S 90.3W 0835 0.15M/ 0.5FT 20
ZIHUATANEJO MX 17.6N 101.6W 0627 0.21M/ 0.7FT 50
BALTRA GALAPAGS EC 0.4S 90.3W 0806 0.17M/ 0.5FT 26
MANZANILLO MX 19.1N 104.3W 0710 0.24M/ 0.8FT 38
ACAPULCO MX 16.8N 99.9W 0635 0.72M/ 2.4FT 24
DART 32411 5.0N 90.8W 0642 0.03M/ 0.1FT 26
SALINA CRUZ MX 16.2N 95.2W 0635 1.01M/ 3.3FT 46
PUERTO ANGEL MX 15.7N 96.5W 0517 0.29M/ 1.0FT 24
HUATULCO MX 15.8N 96.1W 0514 0.69M/ 2.3FT 12


NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
--------------------------------------

* THIS WILL BE THE FINAL STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED OR THE SITUATION CHANGES.

* AUTHORITATIVE INFORMATION ABOUT THE EARTHQUAKE FROM THE U.S.
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT
EARTHQUAKE.USGS.GOV/EARTHQUAKES -ALL LOWER CASE-.

* FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THIS EVENT MAY BE FOUND AT
PTWC.WEATHER.GOV AND AT WWW.TSUNAMI.GOV.

* COASTAL REGIONS OF HAWAII... AMERICAN SAMOA... GUAM... AND
CNMI SHOULD REFER TO PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES
SPECIFICALLY FOR THOSE PLACES THAT CAN BE FOUND AT
PTWC.WEATHER.GOV.

* COASTAL REGIONS OF CALIFORNIA... OREGON... WASHINGTON...
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD ONLY REFER TO U.S.
NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES THAT CAN BE FOUND
AT NTWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV.

$$

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