National Advisory: Tsunami CANCELLATION
National Advisory: Tsunami - Potential Marine and
Beach Threat CANCELLATION - Minor threat
at 2100 hours on
by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management
Advisory: Tsunami Potential Marine and Beach Threat issued
by MCDEM earlier today in response to the Santa Cruz Islands
earthquake and local tsunami has now been cancelled.
threat to most areas of New Zealand's coast has now passed.
However, a minor threat still remains on the West
Coast from Taranaki to Milford Sound for the next 24
hours. Advice from GeoNet Tsunami Expert Panel is
that there may be unusual water conditions e.g. local tidal
surges and strong currents, especially during the early
hours of Thursday 7 February. People should exercise caution
and discretion before entering the water or going out in
Origin time: 0112 ZULU
time: 1412 NZDT 06 FEB 2013
Co-ordinates: 10.9 SOUTH
Depth: 33 KM
Location: SANTA CRUZ
The above magnitude is
provisional and may be increased or decreased as more
seismic data becomes available.
is the last message via the national warning system for this
This cancellation message has been issued to all
local civil defence authorities, emergency services, other
agencies and media.
This cancellation message will be
broadcast under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with
The National Crisis Management Centre (NCMC) is
standing down from 2100 hours tonight. This event will
continue to be monitored by the 24/7 MCDEM Duty Team.
Message authorised by the National Controller, Civil
Defence Emergency Management.
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