Earthquake Magnitude 7.0 – IZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude 7.0 (Preliminary magnitude — update expected within 15 minutes)
Date-Time
  • Sunday, January 01, 2012 at 05:27:54 UTC
  • Sunday, January 01, 2012 at 02:27:54 PM at epicenter
Location 31.400°N, 138.600°E
Depth 371 km (230.5 miles) set by location program
Region IZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION
Distances
  • 219 km (136 miles) SSW (211°) from Hachijo-jima, Izu Islands, Japan
  • 376 km (234 miles) SSE (167°) from Hamamatsu, Honshu, Japan
  • 399 km (248 miles) S (177°) from Shizuoka, Honshu, Japan
  • 486 km (302 miles) SSW (193°) from TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertainty Error estimate not available
Parameters NST= 11, Nph=0, Dmin=0 km, Rmss=0 sec, Gp= 0,
M-type=”moment” magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=A
Source
Event ID pt12001000
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via Magnitude 7.0 – IZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION.

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TIBPAC

TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001
PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS
ISSUED AT 0536Z 01 JAN 2012

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
REPORTED BY THE JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY.

 ORIGIN TIME -  0528Z 01 JAN 2012
 COORDINATES -  31.4 NORTH  138.6 EAST
 DEPTH       -  371 KM
 LOCATION    -  SOUTHEAST OF HONSHU  JAPAN
 MAGNITUDE   -  7.0

EVALUATION

 A DESTRUCTIVE TSUNAMI WAS NOT GENERATED BASED ON EARTHQUAKE AND
 HISTORICAL TSUNAMI DATA.

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY BULLETIN ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.

THE JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY MAY ALSO ISSUE TSUNAMI MESSAGES
FOR THIS EVENT TO COUNTRIES IN THE NORTHWEST PACIFIC AND SOUTH
CHINA SEA REGION.  IN CASE OF CONFLICTING INFORMATION... THE
MORE CONSERVATIVE INFORMATION SHOULD BE USED FOR SAFETY.

THE WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WILL ISSUE PRODUCTS
FOR ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA...WASHINGTON...OREGON...CALIFORNIA.

via Tsunami Warning Center

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