Wednesday, July 6, 2011

7.8 Magnitude Earthquake KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION- Tsunami ALERT ISSUED - 6th July 2011

A magnitude 7.8 earthquake has struck Kermadec Islands Region at a depth of Just 1 km ( - .0 .6miles), the quake hit at 07:03:15 UTC Wednesday 6th July 2011.
The epicenter was 163 km (101 miles) East of Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands

No reports of Damage as yet.

TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001 PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS ISSUED AT 1912Z 06 JUL 2011  THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO AREAS WITHIN AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC OCEAN AND ADJACENT SEAS...EXCEPT ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA... WASHINGTON...OREGON AND CALIFORNIA.  ... A TSUNAMI WARNING IS IN EFFECT ...  A TSUNAMI WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR   KERMADEC IS / TONGA / NEW ZEALAND  FOR ALL OTHER AREAS COVERED BY THIS BULLETIN... IT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY AT THIS TIME.