U.S. and Canadian Atlantic, and Gulf of Mexico coastal regions
NOAA/NWS/West Coast and Alaska
Tsunami Warning Center (Experimental Web Product)
issued 11/29/2007 at 3:08PM AST
A strong earthquake has occurred, but a tsunami IS NOT
expected along the coasts of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands,
U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico states, and Eastern Canadian provinces.
NO tsunami warning or watch is in effect for these areas.
Based on the depth of the earthquake within the earth, a widespread
damaging tsunami IS NOT expected along the Puerto
Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S. Atlantic, Eastern Canadian and Gulf
of Mexico coasts. At coastal locations which have experienced strong
ground shaking, local tsunamis are possible due to underwater
At 3:00 PM Atlantic Standard Time on November 29, an
preliminary magnitude 7.3
occurred near the Windward Islands, Caribbean Sea.
(Refer to the United States Geological Survey for official earthquake parameters.)
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
in Ewa Beach, Hawaii will issue messages for areas in the Caribbean
outside Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
This will be the only statement issued for this event by the
West Coast/Alaska Tsunami Warning Center unless conditions
warrant. See the WCATWC
web site for basic tsunami information,
and a tsunami travel time map
(NOTE: Travel time maps and tables indicate forecasted times only, not
that a wave was generated.)
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