Tsunami Advisory: Tsunami No Threat Advice for Tonga

No: 1

Issued at 02:45pm on 01 October 2020

An Earthquake has occurred with these parameters:

Origin time: 02:13pm Tonga Local Time (01 October 2020)

Coordinates: 19.1S, 173.6W

Depth: 10km

Magnitude: 6.7

Location: Southeast of Vava’u.

 

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

Based on the felt event over Tongatapu, ‘Eua, Vava’u and Ha’apai the information received and analysis of the Fua’amotu Tsunami Warning Centre , there is no threat for Tonga.

 

THIS WILL BE THE LAST BULLETIN ON THIS EVENT UNLESS WARNINGS ARE WARRANTED.

NEOC Status:

The National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC) is not activated.

 

Normal NEOC contact details apply:

General Enquiries: (676) 26340

 

Issued by:

Message authorized by the Tonga Meteorological Service

General Enquiries: (676) 35009

Duty Officer: VV/ML/SF/FV/PT/STP

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