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National No Threat Bulletin issued 4:31PM EST Wednesday 17 September 2014

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 4:31 PM EST on
Wednesday 17 September 2014

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SUMMARY:
An undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.0 has occurred at 4:14 PM EST on Wednesday
17 September 2014 near MARIANA ISLANDS.

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:
An undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.0 has occurred at 4:14 PM EST on Wednesday
17 September 2014 near MARIANA ISLANDS (latitude 13.71N, longitude 144.28E). The
JATWC has assessed that there is NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE AUSTRALIAN MAINLAND,
ISLANDS OR TERRITORIES from this 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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