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Tsunami - Potential threat to New Zealand Cancellation

National Advisory: Tsunami - Potential threat to New Zealand Cancellation
Strong and unpredictable currents may still occur

Issued at 0130 hours on 14 April 2014
Issued by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM).

Tsunami advisory cancelled:
It is unlikely there is a tsunami threat to New Zealand. This is based on the revised magnitude (Mw7.4) and depth of the earthquake. Some caution will have to be given regarding potentially strong and unpredicatable currents around coastal areas of New Zealand. This includes areas around t he northwest part of the North Island, and based on past experience along the west coast of the South Island (eg. Greymouth and Westport). We strongly advise caution over the next 24 hours.

Earthquake parameters:

Origin time:1236Z 13 April 2014
NZ time:1236 NZST 14 April 2014
Co-ordinates:11.5 South 162.1 East
Depth:20 km
Location:Solomon Islands
Magnitude:7.4

The above magnitude is provisional and may be increased or decreased as more seismic data becomes available.

Summary:
This is the last message via the national warning system for this event unless significant further information is received.

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 public broadcasters.

NCMC status:

The National Crisis Management Centre (NCMC) has stood down and is reverting to normal duty arrangements.

After this time, normal Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management contact details will apply:

General enquiries to: 04 817 8555

Useful websites:
www.civildefence.govt.nz
www.getthru.govt.nz

Issued by:
Message authorised by the National Controller, Civil Defence Emergency Management.

ENDS

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