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Massive Earthquake Hits Japan *Merged*

jim24

LE
Book Reviewer
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tsunami message number 6
nws pacific tsunami warning center ewa beach hi
1231 am hst fri mar 11 2011

to - civil defense in the state of hawaii

subject - tsunami warning supplement

a tsunami warning continues in effect for the state of hawaii.

An earthquake has occurred with these preliminary parameters

origin time - 0746 pm hst 10 mar 2011
coordinates - 38.3 north 142.4 east
location - near east coast of honshu japan
magnitude - 8.9 moment

measurements or reports of tsunami wave activity

gauge location lat lon time ampl per
------------------- ----- ------ ----- --------------- -----
dart 21415 50.2n 171.8e 0845z 0.27m / 0.9ft 52min
wake us 19.3n 166.6e 0928z 0.39m / 1.3ft 14min
naha okinawa jp 26.2n 127.7e 0901z 0.25m / 0.8ft 60min
saipan us 15.2n 145.7e 0916z 0.65m / 2.1ft 30min
tosashimizu shikoku 32.8n 133.0e 0753z 0.92m / 3.0ft 68min
omaezaki honshu jp 34.6n 138.2e 0818z 1.42m / 4.6ft 56min
dart 21419 44.5n 155.7e 0716z 0.40m / 1.3ft 20min
dart 21413 30.5n 152.1e 0659z 0.76m / 2.5ft 32min
hanasaki hokkaido j 43.3n 145.6e 0657z 2.79m / 9.2ft 76min
dart 21401 42.6n 152.6e 0643z 0.67m / 2.2ft 40min
dart 21418 38.7n 148.7e 0619z 1.08m / 3.5ft 06min

lat - latitude (n-north, s-south)
lon - longitude (e-east, w-west)
time - time of the measurement (z is utc is greenwich time)
ampl - tsunami amplitude measured relative to normal sea level.
It is ...not... Crest-to-trough wave height.
Values are given in both meters(m) and feet(ft).
Per - period of time in minutes(min) from one wave to the next.

Note - dart measurements are from the deep ocean and they
are generally much smaller than would be coastal
measurements at similar locations.

Evaluation

a tsunami has been generated that could cause damage along
coastlines of all islands in the state of hawaii. Urgent action
should be taken to protect lives and property.

A tsunami is a series of long ocean waves. Each individual wave
crest can last 5 to 15 minutes or more and extensively flood
coastal areas. The danger can continue for many hours after the
initial wave as subsequent waves arrive. Tsunami wave heights
cannot be predicted and the first wave may not be the largest.
Tsunami waves efficiently wrap around islands. All shores are at
risk no matter which direction they face. The trough of a tsunami
wave may temporarily expose the seafloor but the area will
quickly flood again. Extremely strong and unusual nearshore
currents can accompany a tsunami. Debris picked up and carried
by a tsunami amplifies its destructive power. Simultaneous high
tides or high surf can significantly increase the tsunami hazard.

The estimated arrival time in hawaii of the first tsunami wave is

0307 am hst fri 11 mar 2011

messages will be issued hourly or sooner as conditions warrant.
 

TaffJ

War Hero
Currently in East Timor, we were warned about the possibility of a tsunami but have been stood down in the last hour. Grab bag is still packed and vehicle is facing the gate. Hope nowt happens as my accom is 30 meters from the beach. Thoughts are with the people who are going to be severely affected by this.
 

jvb1988

War Hero
CNN reports that Mr Sheen has been spotted on the beach at Malibu, stark naked and snorting lines of coke off a surfboard while screaming, "Come at me, Tsunami! I'm WINNING!!!"^_^

You forgot to add furiously updating twitter

@charliesheen - I am riding the great crested wave of flame and wood, I challenge the god to this mighty duel , I will soon be back in Malibu, Bree get ready im on a frickking high here.... or some other form of non sensical crap.

No doubt sheens will be far more amusing than mine
 
deathtoll bound to rise poor barstards.
game over man game ****ing over if that wall of water was coming at you:(
 

jim24

LE
Book Reviewer
Latest info at 1130GMT

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WEPA40 PHEB 111132
TSUPAC
TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 007
PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS
ISSUED AT 1132Z 11 MAR 2011
THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO AREAS WITHIN AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC
OCEAN AND ADJACENT SEAS...EXCEPT ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA...
WASHINGTON...OREGON AND CALIFORNIA.
... A WIDESPREAD TSUNAMI WARNING IS IN EFFECT ...
A TSUNAMI WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR
JAPAN / RUSSIA / MARCUS IS. / N. MARIANAS / GUAM / WAKE IS. /
TAIWAN / YAP / PHILIPPINES / MARSHALL IS. / BELAU / MIDWAY IS. /
POHNPEI / CHUUK / KOSRAE / INDONESIA / PAPUA NEW GUINEA /
NAURU / JOHNSTON IS. / SOLOMON IS. / KIRIBATI / HOWLAND-BAKER /
HAWAII / TUVALU / PALMYRA IS. / VANUATU / TOKELAU / JARVIS IS. /
WALLIS-FUTUNA / SAMOA / AMERICAN SAMOA / COOK ISLANDS / NIUE /
FIJI / NEW CALEDONIA / TONGA / MEXICO /
KERMADEC IS / FR. POLYNESIA / PITCAIRN /
GUATEMALA / EL SALVADOR / COSTA RICA / NICARAGUA / ANTARCTICA /
PANAMA / HONDURAS / CHILE / ECUADOR / COLOMBIA / PERU
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 EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS
ORIGIN TIME - 0546Z 11 MAR 2011
COORDINATES - 38.3 NORTH 142.4 EAST
DEPTH - 24 KM
LOCATION - NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
MAGNITUDE - 8.9
MEASUREMENTS OR REPORTS OF TSUNAMI WAVE ACTIVITY
GAUGE LOCATION LAT LON TIME AMPL PER
TOSASHIMIZU SHIKOKU 32.8N 133.0E 0946Z 0.84M / 2.8FT 28MIN
ADAK AK 51.9N 176.6W 1034Z 0.35M / 1.2FT 22MIN
YAP FM 9.5N 138.1E 1013Z 0.15M / 0.5FT 88MIN
LEGASPI PH 13.1N 123.8E 1022Z 0.29M / 1.0FT **MIN
MIDWAY 28.2N 177.4W 1028Z 1.56M / 5.1FT 80MIN
DART 21415 50.2N 171.8E 0845Z 0.27M / 0.9FT 52MIN
WAKE US 19.3N 166.6E 0928Z 0.39M / 1.3FT 14MIN
NAHA OKINAWA JP 26.2N 127.7E 0901Z 0.25M / 0.8FT 60MIN
SAIPAN US 15.2N 145.7E 0916Z 0.65M / 2.1FT 30MIN
OMAEZAKI HONSHU JP 34.6N 138.2E 0818Z 1.42M / 4.6FT 56MIN
DART 21419 44.5N 155.7E 0716Z 0.40M / 1.3FT 20MIN
DART 21413 30.5N 152.1E 0659Z 0.76M / 2.5FT 32MIN
HANASAKI HOKKAIDO J 43.3N 145.6E 0657Z 2.79M / 9.2FT 76MIN
DART 21401 42.6N 152.6E 0643Z 0.67M / 2.2FT 40MIN
DART 21418 38.7N 148.7E 0619Z 1.08M / 3.5FT 06MIN
LAT - LATITUDE (N-NORTH, S-SOUTH)
LON - LONGITUDE (E-EAST, W-WEST)
TIME - TIME OF THE MEASUREMENT (Z IS UTC IS GREENWICH TIME)
AMPL - TSUNAMI AMPLITUDE MEASURED RELATIVE TO NORMAL SEA LEVEL.
IT IS ...NOT... CREST-TO-TROUGH WAVE HEIGHT.
VALUES ARE GIVEN IN BOTH METERS(M) AND FEET(FT).
PER - PERIOD OF TIME IN MINUTES(MIN) FROM ONE WAVE TO THE NEXT.
NOTE - DART MEASUREMENTS ARE FROM THE DEEP OCEAN AND THEY
ARE GENERALLY MUCH SMALLER THAN WOULD BE COASTAL
MEASUREMENTS AT SIMILAR LOCATIONS.
EVALUATION
SEA LEVEL READINGS CONFIRM THAT A TSUNAMI HAS BEEN GENERATED
WHICH COULD CAUSE WIDESPREAD DAMAGE. AUTHORITIES SHOULD TAKE
APPROPRIATE ACTION IN RESPONSE TO THIS THREAT. THIS CENTER WILL
CONTINUE TO MONITOR SEA LEVEL DATA TO DETERMINE THE EXTENT AND
SEVERITY OF THE THREAT.
A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES AND THE FIRST WAVE MAY NOT BE THE
LARGEST. TSUNAMI WAVE HEIGHTS CANNOT BE PREDICTED AND CAN VARY
SIGNIFICANTLY ALONG A COAST DUE TO LOCAL EFFECTS. THE TIME FROM
ONE TSUNAMI WAVE TO THE NEXT CAN BE FIVE MINUTES TO AN HOUR, AND
THE THREAT CAN CONTINUE FOR MANY HOURS AS MULTIPLE WAVES ARRIVE.
FOR ALL AREAS - WHEN NO MAJOR WAVES ARE OBSERVED FOR TWO HOURS
AFTER THE ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL OR DAMAGING WAVES HAVE NOT
OCCURRED FOR AT LEAST TWO HOURS THEN LOCAL AUTHORITIES CAN ASSUME
THE THREAT IS PASSED. DANGER TO BOATS AND COASTAL STRUCTURES CAN
CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS DUE TO RAPID CURRENTS. AS LOCAL
CONDITIONS CAN CAUSE A WIDE VARIATION IN TSUNAMI WAVE ACTION THE
ALL CLEAR DETERMINATION MUST BE MADE BY LOCAL AUTHORITIES.
BULLETINS WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS WARRANT.
THE TSUNAMI WARNING WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
THE JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY MAY ALSO ISSUE TSUNAMI MESSAGES
FOR THIS EVENT TO COUNTRIES IN THE NORTHWEST PACIFIC AND SOUTH
CHINA SEA REGION. IN CASE OF CONFLICTING INFORMATION... THE
MORE CONSERVATIVE INFORMATION SHOULD BE USED FOR SAFETY.
THE WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WILL ISSUE PRODUCTS
FOR ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA...WASHINGTON...OREGON...CALIFORNIA.
 
It's almost a pity that Charlie don't surf........

Are you sure?
 

jim24

LE
Book Reviewer
The reason I'm posting the whole signals is just in case some of you tossers that live on dessert islands can't get a link,

and some of you just might be glad I'm in Tsunami Watch, even if we haven't had one in South Wales since the 16th century
 
The reason I'm posting the whole signals is just in case some of you tossers that live on dessert islands can't get a link,
Is there an ice cream island then?

Fair play on why you are doing it for desert islands
 
Japanese government has declared a state of emergency at a nuclear power plant after it's cooling system failed...

How do you say, "Oh, SHIT!" in Japanese?
 
Why is William Hague chairing a COBRA crisis meeting at midday?
Did Sendai move to the UK when we weren't looking?
 

Troy

LE
Japanese government has declared a state of emergency at a nuclear power plant after it's cooling system failed...

How do you say, "Oh, SHIT!" in Japanese?

I've always said that Japan shouldn't be a nuclear country as it's prone to earthquakes. Another disaster waiting to happen.
 

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