National Advisory: Tsunami CANCELLATION
National Advisory: Tsunami - Potential Marine and
Beach Threat CANCELLATION - Minor threat
remains Tsunami advisory
Issued at 2100 hours on 06/02/2013.
Issued by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM).
The National 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.
Tsunami advisory cancelled:
The 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
NZ time: 1412 NZDT 06 FEB 2013
Co-ordinates: 10.9 SOUTH 165.1 EAST
Depth: 33 KM
Location: SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
The above magnitude is provisional and may be increased or decreased as more seismic data becomes available.
This is the last message via the national warning system for this event.
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.
End of Message