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TSUNAMI SEISMIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
924 AM SST SAT JUL 23 2016

...NO TSUNAMI THREAT FROM A NEARBY EARTHQUAKE...


AUDIENCE
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EMERGENCY MANAGERS... MEDIA... GENERAL PUBLIC


EVALUATION
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  * AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 5.8 OCCURRED
    ABOUT 90 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SAVAII ISLAND AT 909 AM SST ON
    SATURDAY JULY 23 2016.

  * BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO
    AMERICAN SAMOA FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE.

  * SOME AREAS MAY HAVE EXPERIENCED STRONG SHAKING.


RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
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  * NO ACTION IS REQUIRED.


POTENTIAL IMPACTS
-----------------

  * NO TSUNAMI IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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  * MAGNITUDE      5.8
  * ORIGIN TIME    909 AM SST JUL 23 2016
  * COORDINATES    15.0 SOUTH  173.1 WEST
  * DEPTH          57 MILES
  * LOCATION       ABOUT 90 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SAVAII ISLAND


NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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  * THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
    ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED OR THE SITUATION CHANGES.

  * FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THIS EVENT MAY BE FOUND ON THE
    INTERNET AT PTWC.WEATHER.GOV AND AT WWW.TSUNAMI.GOV.

  * AUTHORITATIVE INFORMATION ABOUT THE EARTHQUAKE FROM THE U.S.
    GEOLOGICAL SURVEY CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT
    EARTHQUAKE.USGS.GOV/EARTHQUAKES -ALL LOWERCASE LETTERS-.

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