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WEPA40 PHEB 152030
TSUPAC

TEST...TSUNAMI DUMMY - COMMUNICATIONS TEST...TEST
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
2030 UTC TUE JAN 15 2019

THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. THIS MESSAGE APPLIES TO COUNTRIES WITHIN
AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC OCEAN AND ITS ADJACENT SEAS...EXCEPT
FOR THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES AND CANADA...THAT ARE A PART
OF THE UNESCO/IOC PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING AND MITIGATION SYSTEM.

...THIS MESSAGE IS FOR TEST PURPOSES ONLY...
...TEST PTWC UNSCHEDULED PTWS COMMUNICATIONS TEST...

--------- RESPONSE REQUIRED WITHIN ONE HOUR --------------------
--------- RESPUESTA REQUERIDA DENTRO DE UNA HORA ---------------
--------- REPONSE REQUISE DANS UN HEURE ------------------------
--------- RESPONSE DIPERLUKAN DALAM WAKTU SATU JAM -------------
--------- RESPONSE KINAKAILANGAN SA LOOB NG ISANG ORAS ---------

FROM THE FOLLOWING OFFICES THAT ARE DESIGNATED AS EITHER PTWS
TSUNAMI WARNING FOCAL POINTS OR NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING
CENTERS.

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AUSTRALIA
JOINT AUSTRALIAN TSUNAMI WARNING CENTRE - JATWC
BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY NATIONAL OPERATINS CENTRE - BNOC

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM
BRUNEI METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE

CAMBODIA
MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES

CHILE
HYDROGRAPHIC AND OCEANOGRAPHIC SERVICE OF THE CHILEAN NAVY

CHINA
NATIONAL MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL FORECASTING CENTER - NMEFC

CHINA - HONG KONG
HONG KONG OBSERVATORY

COLOMBIA
DIRECCION GENERAL MARITIMA - DIMAR

COOK ISLANDS
COOK ISLANDS METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE

COSTA RICA
SISTEMA NACIONAL MONITORIO DE TSUNAMIS - SINAMOT
COMMISION NACIONAL DE PREVENCION DE RIEGOS Y ATENCION DE
EMERGENCIAS - CNE

TIMOR LESTE
NATIONAL DISASTER OPERATION CENTRE - NDOC

ECUADOR
INSTITUTO OCEANOGRAPHICO DE LA ARMADA - INOCAR

EL SALVADOR
DIRECCION DEL OBSERVATORIO AMBIENTAL DEL MINISTERIO DE MEDIO
AMBIENTE Y RECURSOS NATURALES - MARN
CENTRO DE MONITORIO DE AMENAZAS NATURALES

FSM - CHUUK
NWS WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE CHUUK

FSM - KOSRAE
DISASTER COORDINATOR OFFICE

FSM - POHNPEI
NWS WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE POHNPEI

FSM - YAP
NWS WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE YAP

FIJI
MINERAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT - MRD
NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT OFFICE
FIJI METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE

FRANCE - FRENCH POLYNESIA
CENTRE POLYNESIEN DE PREVENTION DES TSUNAMIS - CPPT
DIRECTION DE LA PROTECTION CIVILE - DPC

FRANCE - NEW CALEDONIA
MARINE RESCUE COORDINATION CENTER - MRCC
FRANCE DEFENSE AND SECURITY ZONE - EMZ
DIRECTION DE LA SECURITE CIVILE ET DE LA GESTION DES RIQUES
- DSCGR

FRANCE - WALLIS AND FUTUNA
ADMINISTRATION SUPERIEURE DES ILES WALLIS AND FUTUNA
FRANCE DEFENSE AND SECURITY ZONE - EMZ
CABINET DE HAUT-COMMISSARIAT DE NOUVELLE CALEDONIE

GUATEMALA
INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE SISMOLOGIA VULCANOLOGIA - INSIVUMEH

HONDURAS
COMISION PERMANENTE DE CONTIGENCIAS - COPECO
UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTONOMA DE HONDURAS

INDONESIA
BADAN METEOROLOGI KLIMATOLOGI DAN GEOFISICA - BMKG

JAPAN
JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY - JMA

KIRIBATI
KIRIBATI METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE - KMS
OFFICE OF TE BERETITENTI

MALAYSIA
MALAYSIAN METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT

MARSHALL ISLANDS - KWAJALEIN
RTS WEATHER STATION

MARSHALL ISLANDS - MAJURO
RMI WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE

MEXICO
SEMAR CENTRO DE ALERTA DE TSUNAMIS - CAT

NAURU
NATIONAL EMERGENCY SERVICES

NEW ZEALAND
MINISTRY OF CIVIL DEFENCE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

NICARAGUA
INSTITUTO NICARAGUENSE DE ESTUDIOS TERRITORIALES - INETER
DEFENSA CIVIL - EJERCITO DE NICARAGUA

NIUE
NIUE METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES
GENERAL INFRASTRUCTURE - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

PALAU
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE

PANAMA
SISTEMA NACIONAL DE PROTECCION CIVIL - SINAPROC
INSTITUTO DE GEOCIENCIAS DE LA UNIV DE PANAMA
EMPRESA DE TRANSMISION ELECTRICA S.A. - ETESA
ENCARGADO DEL BENEMERITO CUERPO DE BOMBERO DE LA REPUBLICA
DE PANAMA

PAPUA NEW GUINEA
PORT MORESBY GEOPHYSICAL OBSERVATORY

PERU
DIRECTORATE OF HYDROGRAPHY AND NAVIGATION - DHN

PHILIPPINES
PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF VOLCANOLOGY AND SEISMOLOGY - PHIVOLCS

REPUBLIC OF KOREA
KOREA METEOROLOGICAL ADMINISTRATION - KMA

RUSSIAN FEDERATION
SAKHALIN TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER
FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE CENTER

SAMOA
SAMOA NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER

SINGAPORE
METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE SINGAPORE

SOLOMON ISLANDS
NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT OFFICE

THAILAND
NATIONAL DISASTER WARNING CENTER

TOKELAU
OFFICE OF THE COUNCIL FOR THE ONGOING GOVERNMENT OF TOKELAU
TOKELAU APIA LIASON OFFICE

TONGA
TONGA METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES

TUVALU
TUVALU METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE

UNITED KINGDOM - PITCAIRN ISLANDS
PITCAIRN ADMINISTRATION

UNITED STATES - MIDWAY ISLAND
MIDWAY ATOLL NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

UNITED STATES - WAKE ISLAND
WAKE ISLAND BASE OPERATIONS

VANUATU
VANUATU METEOROLOGY AND GEOHAZARDS DEPARTMENT

VIETNAM
EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION AND TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER

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THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. THIS IS AN UNSCHEDULED TEST OF THE
COMMUNICATION METHODS USED TO DISSEMINATE TSUNAMI INFORMATION
FROM THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER TO THE PTWS
TSUNAMI WARNING FOCAL POINTS AND NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING
CENTERS.

THE MESSAGE IS SENT BY SEVERAL COMMUNICATION METHODS
INCLUDING THE GLOBAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM OR GTS...
THE AERONAUTICAL FIXED TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK OR AFTN...
BY EMAIL... AND BY TELEFAX.

THIS MESSAGE SHOULD ARRIVE BY ALL DESIGNATED METHODS WITHIN A
FEW MINUTES OF ITS BEING DISSEMINATED. TSUNAMI WARNING FOCAL
POINTS AND NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTERS SHOULD CHECK THAT
IT WAS RECEIVED BY ALL METHODS IN A TIMELY FASHION.

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PLEASE RESPOND TO THIS TEST MESSAGE.
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FOR THIS TEST IT IS NECESSARY TO RESPOND. PLEASE SEND YOUR
RESPONSE BY EMAIL TO

COMMS@PTWC.NOAA.GOV

PLEASE INDICATE IN YOUR RESPONSE

- THE NAME OF YOUR COUNTRY OR TERRITORY
- THE NAME OF YOUR OFFICE
- METHODS BY WHICH THE TEST WAS RECEIVED
- TIME OF RECEIPT FOR EACH METHOD
- METHODS THAT FAILED OR WERE UNACCEPTABLY DELAYED

PLEASE PROVIDE AN EMAIL ADDRESS FOR A PERSON OR PERSONS TO
CORRESPOND WITH REGARDING ANY PROBLEMS.

A RESPONSE IS REQUESTED WITHIN ONE HOUR TO VERIFY THE READINESS
OF THE SYSTEM FOR ACTUAL EVENTS. YOUR COOPERATION IS APPRECIATED.

THE IOC TSUNAMI UNIT... THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER...
AND THE INTERNATIONAL TSUNAMI INFORMATION CENTER WILL WORK TO
RESOLVE ANY COMMUNICATIONS PROBLEMS THAT ARE IDENTIFIED.

THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THIS
TEST.

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