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Tsunami Warnings/Advisories

This Tsunami Warning/Advisory was issued in the past.
Occurred at 05:59 JST, 22 Nov. 2016
Region name Fukushima-ken Oki
Depth about 10 km
Magnitude 7.3

Tsunami Forecast RegionCategory of Tsunami Warning/Advisory
FUKUSHIMA PREF.TSUNAMI WARNING
PACIFIC COAST OF AOMORI PREF.TSUNAMI ADVISORY
IWATE PREF.TSUNAMI ADVISORY
MIYAGI PREF.TSUNAMI ADVISORY
IBARAKI PREF.TSUNAMI ADVISORY
KUJUKURI AND SOTOBO AREA, CHIBA PREF.TSUNAMI ADVISORY

Tsunami Warnings / Tsunami Advisories

Issued at 06:02 JST, 22 Nov. 2016

******************Headline******************
Tsunami Warnings issued for the following coastal regions of Japan:
Evacuate immediately
  FUKUSHIMA PREF.

*******************Text********************
Tsunami Warnings have been issued for the following coastal regions of Japan:
<Tsunami Warning>
  *FUKUSHIMA PREF.

Tsunami Advisories have been issued for the following coastal regions of Japan:
<Tsunami Advisory>
  PACIFIC COAST OF AOMORI PREF.
  IWATE PREF.
  MIYAGI PREF.
  IBARAKI PREF.
  KUJUKURI AND SOTOBO AREA, CHIBA PREF.

Tsunamis are expected to arrive imminently in the following coastal regions of Japan (coastal regions above with asterisks):
  FUKUSHIMA PREF.

***********Tsunami Forecast definitions************
Evacuate immediately

Tsunami Warning
Damage due to tsunami waves is expected.
Evacuate immediately from coastal regions and riverside areas to a safer place such as high ground or an evacuation building.
Tsunami waves are expected to hit repeatedly. Do not leave safe ground until the warning is lifted.

Tsunami Advisory
A marine threat is present. Get out of the water and leave coastal regions immediately.
Due to the risk of ongoing strong currents, do not enter the sea or approach coastal regions until the advisory is lifted.

Tsunami Forecast (slight sea level changes)
Slight sea-level changes may be observed in coastal regions, but no tsunami damage is expected.

******* Earthquake Information ********
Occurred at 05:59 JST, 22 Nov. 2016
Region name FUKUSHIMA-KEN OKI
Latitude37.3N
Longitude141.6E
Depth about 10 km
Magnitude 7.3