Monday, July 11, 2011

6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Negros, Philippines TSUNAMI BULLETIN ISSUED - 11th July 2011

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake has struck Negros, Philippines at a depth of 10 km ( 6.2 miles), the quake hit at 20:47:06 UTC Monday 11th July 2011.
The epicenter was 141 km (88 miles) West of Dumaguete, Negros, Philippines

No tsunami watch, warning or advisory is in effect. No reports of Damage as yet.

Update: This earthquake has just been down graded to a 6.2 at a depth of 19 km ( 11.8 Miles)
epicenter was 125 km (78 miles) West of Dumaguete, Negros, Philippines

Aftershock update: A magnitude 5.1 aftershock has struck Negros, Philippines at a depth of 70.5 km ( 43.8 miles), the quake hit at 21:03:28 UTC Monday 11th July 2011.
The epicenter was 125 km (78 miles) West of Dumaguete, Negros, Philippines

TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001 PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS ISSUED AT 2056Z 11 JUL 2011  THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO AREAS WITHIN AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC OCEAN AND ADJACENT SEAS...EXCEPT ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA... WASHINGTON...OREGON AND CALIFORNIA.  ... TSUNAMI INFORMATION BULLETIN ...  THIS BULLETIN 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 -  2047Z 11 JUL 2011  COORDINATES -   9.5 NORTH  122.0 EAST  DEPTH       -   10 KM  LOCATION    -  NEGROS  PHILIPPINES  MAGNITUDE   -  6.6  EVALUATION   THIS EARTHQUAKE IS LOCATED OUTSIDE THE PACIFIC. NO TSUNAMI THREAT  EXISTS TO COASTLINES IN THE PACIFIC.