Tsunami Information Bulletin Baja California

posted Jul 12, 2012, 11:05 AM by Tom Kachelman   [ updated Jul 12, 2012, 11:06 AM ]
Tsunami Bulletin Number 001
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center/Noaa/Nws
Issued At 0730z 12 Apr 2012

This Bulletin Applies To Areas Within And Bordering The Pacific
Ocean And Adjacent Seas...Except Alaska...British Columbia...
Washington...Oregon And California.

... Tsunami Information Bulletin ...

This Bulletin Is For Information Only.

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 -  0716z 12 Apr 2012
 Coordinates -  28.8 North  113.0 West
 Depth       -   10 Km
 Location    -  Baja California  Mexico
 Magnitude   -  7.1

Evaluation

 No Destructive Widespread Tsunami Threat Exists Based On
 Historical Earthquake And Tsunami Data.

 However - Earthquakes Of This Size Sometimes Generate Local
 Tsunamis That Can Be Destructive Along Coasts Located Within
 A Hundred Kilometers Of The Earthquake Epicenter.<!--more--> Authorities
 In The Region Of The Epicenter Should Be Aware Of This
 Possibility And Take Appropriate Action.