Coast Guard: Oil reported near BP Deepwater Horizon site (MAP)

Published: November 12th, 2012 at 11:00 pm ET
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Title: Incident Report # 1030214
Source: NATIONAL RESPONSE CENTER (U.S. Coast Guard)
Date: Report taken at 10:00 on 10-NOV-12

3.8 miles from location of report (Green Marker) to Deepwater Horizon site (Red Marker)

Incident Type: UNKNOWN SHEEN
Incident Cause: UNKNOWN
Affected Area: GULF OF MEXICO
The incident was discovered on 09-NOV-12 at 14:30 local time.
Affected Medium: WATER GULF OF MEXICO
County: MISSISSIPPI CANYON
State: LA
Latitude: 28° 46′ 48″ N
Longitude: 088° 20′ 39″ W
Official Material Name: UNKNOWN OIL
DESCRIPTION OF INCIDENT: CALLER IS REPORTING A SHEEN DISCOVERED ON OVERFLIGHT IN THE VICINITY OF THE DEEPWATER HORIZON SITE.
Sheen Color: SILVERY
Sheen Size Length: 1.5 MILES
Sheen Size Width: 10 METERS

Published: November 12th, 2012 at 11:00 pm ET
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