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National No Threat Bulletin issued 4:23AM AEST Friday 04 September 2015

IDY68009

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

MEDIA:
NO USE OF STANDARD EMERGENCY WARNING SIGNAL (SEWS)
PLEASE BROADCAST THIS INFORMATION IF REFERRING TO THE EARTHQUAKE IN NEWS REPORTS.
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NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO AUSTRALIA
Issued by the Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre (JATWC) at 4:23 AM AEST on
Friday 04 September 2015

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SUMMARY:
The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre has detected an earthquake that has
been reported as being felt near Merton, Victoria.

There is NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE AUSTRALIAN MAINLAND, ISLANDS OR TERRITORIES.

For further information check the Bureau's website www.bom.gov.au/tsunami or call
1300 TSUNAMI (1300 878 6264).

No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.
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DETAILS:
The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre has detected an earthquake that has
been reported as being felt near Merton, Victoria. The earthquake of magnitude
1.8 occurred at 2:49 AM AEST on Friday 04 September 2015 near Merton, Victoria.
Based on the magnitude and location of this earthquake, the JATWC has assessed
that there is NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE AUSTRALIAN MAINLAND, ISLANDS OR
TERRITORIES from this earthquake.

If you want to contribute to Australia's earthquake data base, please login to
the Geoscience Australia website at:

http://www.ga.gov.au/earthquakes/staticPageController.do?page=felt-earthquake

No further updates will be issued unless the situation changes.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Call 1300 TSUNAMI (1300 878 6264)
Check the Bureau's web site: www.bom.gov.au/tsunami

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