NEAMWave17: Tsunami Warning Exercise in the North-Eastern Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Connected Seas

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 (All day) to Friday, 3 November 2017 (All day)
France, NEAM region
Type of Event: 
Special Event
Denis Chang Seng (

From 31 October to 3 November 2017, NEAMWave17 will simulate a tsunami warning situation in the North-Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean and Connected Seas (NEAM) region.

The exercise will comprise four scenarios:
- 31 October/Western Mediterranean scenario: magnitude 7.3 earthquake in the Algerian thrust
- 1 November/Eastern Mediterranean scenario: magnitude 7.4 earthquake off the coast of Samandag (Turkey)
- 2 November/Central Mediterranean scenario: magnitude 8.5 earthquake south of Zakynthos Island (Greece)
- 3 November/North-Eastern Atlantic scenario: magnitude 8.5 earthquake southwest of Cape St. Vincent (Portugal)