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17 July, 2006

Tsunami WARNING - Indian Ocean / Java - Indonesia

TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001
ISSUED BY THE JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY (JMA)
ISSUED AT 0846 17 JUL 2006 (UTC)

... A LOCAL TSUNAMI WATCH IS IN EFFECT ...

1. EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION
ORIGIN TIME : 0819 17 JUL 2006 (UTC)
COORDINATES : 9.3 SOUTH 107.3 EAST
LOCATION : SOUTH OF JAWA, INDONESIA
MAGNITUDE : 7.2

2. EVALUATION
THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF A DESTRUCTIVE LOCAL TSUNAMI
IN THE INDIAN OCEAN.

3. ESTIMATED TSUNAMI TRAVEL TIME
ONE HOUR OR LESS
INDONESIA:
INDIAN OCEAN COAST OF SUMATRA
INDIAN OCEAN COAST OF JAWA
SOUTH COASTS OF LESSER SUNDA ISLANDS
AUSTRALIA:
COCOS ISLANDS

*TSUNAMI TRAVEL TIME IS ESTIMATED ONLY FROM EARTHQUAKE DATA
AND INDICATES THE TIME LAPSE BETWEEN ORIGIN TIME AND TSUNAMI
ARRIVAL TIME.

*THIS WILL BE THE FINAL INFORMATION UNLESS THERE ARE CHANGES
ABOUT THE POTENTIAL OF TSUNAMI GENERATION AND ESTIMATED TSUNAMI
TRAVEL TIME BY RE-EVALUATION OF THE EARTHQUAKE OR THERE ARE
REPORTS ON TSUNAMI OBSERVATIONS.



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