M 5.8 in Svalbard and Jan Mayen on 07 Aug 2018 13:57 UTC

Global Telecommunication Service

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2018-08-08 07:31

WEMQ42 LFPW 071413
TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 001
NEAM CENALT TSUNAMI SERVICE PROVIDER
ISSUED AT 1412Z 07 AUG 2018

... TSUNAMI INFORMATION ...
THIS ALERT APPLIES TO ALBANIA ... ALGERIA ... BELGIUM ... BULGARIA ... CAPE VERDE ... CROATIA ... CYPRUS ... DENMARK ... EGYPT ... ESTONIA ... FINLAND ... FRANCE ... GEORGIA ... GERMANY ... GREECE ... ICELAND ... IRELAND ... ISRAEL ... ITALY ... LEBANON ... LIBYA ... MALTA ... MAURITANIA ... MONACO ... MOROCCO ... NETHERLANDS ... NORWAY ... POLAND ... PORTUGAL ... ROMANIA ... RUSSIAN FEDERATION ... SLOVENIA ... SPAIN ... SWEDEN ... SYRIA ... TUNISIA ... TURKEY ... UKRAINE ... UNITED KINGDOM

THIS MESSAGE 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 - 1357Z 07 AUG 2018
COORDINATES - 74.85 NORTH 8.86 EAST
DEPTH - 10 KM
LOCATION - GREENLAND SEA
MAGNITUDE - 5.5

EVALUATION OF TSUNAMI INFORMATION
BASED ON HISTORICAL EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI MODELLING THERE IS NO
THREAT THAT A TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED THAT CAN CAUSE DAMAGE OR
MAJOR EFFECT IN THE REGION.THIS MESSAGE IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY.

THIS WILL BE THE FINAL MESSAGE ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.