Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Warning/Watch from Pacific Tsunami Center: Chile 8.2 earthquake



SUBJECT - TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT

THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION IS REQUIRED AT THIS TIME. HOWEVER... THE TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII IS STILL BEING EVALUATED.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

ORIGIN TIME - 0147 PM HST 01 APR 2014 COORDINATES - 19.8 SOUTH 70.8 WEST LOCATION - OFF THE COAST OF NORTHERN CHILE MAGNITUDE - 8.2 MOMENT

EVALUATION

A WARNING IS STILL IN EFFECT FOR CHILE AND PERU. WE ARE STILL INVESTIGATING LEVEL OF TSUNAMI THREAT FOR HAWAII.

IF TSUNAMI WAVES IMPACT HAWAII THEIR ESTIMATED EARLIEST ARRIVAL TIME IS

0324 AM HST WED 02 APR 2014

FURTHER STATEMENTS WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY OR SOONER AS CONDITIONS WARRANT UNTIL THE THREAT TO HAWAII HAS PASSED.