3.2 Earthquake offshore Sydney - No Tsunami Threat

  • 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 10:58 AM AEST on
    Monday 17 July 2017


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

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

    For further information check the Bureau's website Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre 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 Avalon Beach, NSW. The earthquake of magnitude
    3.2 occurred at 10:39 AM AEST on Monday 17 July 2017 near SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH
    WALES. 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.


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    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: Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre

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    Australia
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