Timely and Reliable Philippine Weather Forecast

Philippine Standard Time

Tsunami

Issued on September 17, 2015

As of 7:22 AM

Tsunami Information No.: 1 Date Issued: 17 September 2015 Time Issued: 07:22 AM 

ADVISORY Sea-level Change Monitoring 

A strong distant earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.9 occurred Near Coast of Chile on 17 September 2015 at 06:55 AM (Philippine Standard Time) located at 31.5 oS, 71.9 oW with depth of 33 km. An earthquake of this size has the potential to generate a destructive tsunami that can strike coastlines in the region near the epicenter within minutes to hours. NO EVACUATION ORDER is in effect. Coastal communities of the following provinces fronting the Philippine Sea/Pacific Ocean are ADVISED TO WAIT AND LISTEN FOR UPDATES:

Batanes Group of Islands

Sorsogon

Cagayan Northern

Samar

Ilocos Norte

Eastern Samar

Isabela

Leyte

Quezon

Southern Leyte

Aurora

Surigao del Norte

Camarines Norte

Surigao del Sur

Camarines Sur

Davao Oriental

Albay

Davao del Sur

Catanduanes

Davao Occidental



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