The following alert has been issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES).
Time of issue: 9.50pm
Date of issue: 2 March 2016
Cancellation of tsunami WATCH for Western Australia
The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre has advised the tsunami watch for Western Australia is cancelled.
The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre has advised of an undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.9 which occurred at 8.49pm southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia.
No tsunami waves have been observed that pose a threat to Western Australia.
- For the latest tsunami information visit www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 TSUNAMI (1300 878 6264).
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