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Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2012 09:25 +0000 UTC
TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001
   ISSUED BY NWPTAC(JMA)
   ISSUED AT 0924Z 14 MAR 2012
PART 01 OF 01 PARTS

HYPOCENTRAL PARAMETERS
ORIGIN TIME:0908Z 14 MAR 2012
PRELIMINARY EPICENTER:LAT40.7NORTH LON145.2EAST
 OFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
 JAPAN - KURIL ISLANDS - KAMCHATKA PENINSULA
MAG:6.8(MJMA)

EVALUATION
 THERE IS A VERY SMALL POSSIBILITY OF A DESTRUCTIVE LOCAL TSUNAMI

ESTIMATION AT THE FORECAST POINTS - NO TSUNAMIS WITH
AMPLITUDE OF 0.5 METER OR OVER ARE EXPECTED AT ANY OF THEM.

HOWEVER AT SOME COASTS, PARTICULARLY THOSE NEAR THE EPICENTER, HIGHER
TSUNAMIS MAY ARRIVE THAN OUR ESTIMATION
AUTHORITIES SHOULD BE AWARE OF THIS POSSIBILITY.

THIS WILL BE THE FINAL BULLETIN UNLESS THERE ARE CHANGES ABOUT
THE POTENTIAL OF TSUNAMI GENERATION BY RE-EVALUATION OF THE
EARTHQUAKE OR THERE ARE REPORTS ON TSUNAMI OBSERVATIONS.