M 7.9 EARTHQUAKE - PHILIPPINE ISLANDS REGION 08/31/12

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Protect yourself from Tsunamis and Earthquakes. Follow the link below to be alerted by sms: https://www.plimus.com/jsp/... 7.9 quake hits off Philippines An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.9 has struck off the coast of the Philippines, the U.S. Geological Survey said Friday. The quake was about 20 miles deep, the agency said. The quake prompted a tsunami warning for parts of Indonesia, the Philippines, Taiwan, Japan, Guam and other areas, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. "An earthquake of this size has the potential to generate a destructive tsunami that can strike coastlines near the epicenter within minutes and more distant coastlines within hours," the tsunami warning center said. UPDATE TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 004 PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS ISSUED AT 1454Z 31 AUG 2012 THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO AREAS WITHIN AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC OCEAN AND ADJACENT SEAS...EXCEPT ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA... WASHINGTON...OREGON AND CALIFORNIA. ADDITIONAL SEA LEVEL READINGS INCLUDED. WARNING IS CANCELLED. ... TSUNAMI WARNING CANCELLATION ... THE TSUNAMI WARNING AND/OR WATCH ISSUED BY THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER IS NOW CANCELLED FOR INDONESIA / PHILIPPINES / BELAU THIS BULLETIN IS ISSUED AS ADVICE TO GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. ONLY NATIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO MAKE DECISIONS REGARDING THE OFFICIAL STATE OF ALERT IN THEIR AREA AND ANY ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN RESPONSE. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME - 1248Z 31 AUG 2012 COORDINATES - 10.9 NORTH 127.1 EAST DEPTH - 33 KM LOCATION - PHILIPPINE ISLANDS REGION MAGNITUDE - 7.6 Music: Sinner DC and Sonic Boom - Showdown Aorta
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