Tsunami information bulletin pacific tsunami warning center/noaa/nws

posted Jul 12, 2012, 10:58 AM by Tom Kachelman   [ updated Jul 12, 2012, 10:59 AM ]
Tsunami bulletin number 001 Pacific tsunami warning center/noaa/nws issued at 1241z 01 nov 2011. This bulletin applies to areas within and bordering the pacific ocean and adjacent seas...except alaska...british columbia... washington...oregon and california. 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 6.5 earthquake has occurred 330 km from Cabo San Lucas and 420 west of Puerto Vallarta.
  • origin time - 1232z 01 nov 2011
  • coordinates - 20.0 north 109.2 west
  • depth - 10 km
  • location - revilla gigedo islands region
  • magnitude - 6.5
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. authorities in the region of the epicenter should be aware of this possibility and take appropriate action. This will be the only bulletin issued for this event unless additional information becomes available. Follow our twitter @baja_weather


Espanol: Un sismo de 6.5 grados en la escala de Richter se registró en las costas del Pacífico mexicano este martes, según datos del Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS por sus siglas en inglés). El Servicio Sismológico Nacional de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) asegura que el sismo tuvo una intensidad de 6.0 grados. De momento no hay reportes de daños o heridos. El sismo ocurrió a 10 kilómetros de profundidad, según el USGS. El movimiento sucedió a las 05:32 horas (local) en el océano, a 330 kilómetros al sur del destino turístico Cabo San Lucas, en Baja California Sur y a 420 al oeste de Puerto Vallarta, en el estado de Jalisco. No hay amenaza de tsunami, según el Centro de Alertas de Tsunami del Pacífico.