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WEXX32 PAAQ 290442
TIBATE

Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
1242 AM EDT Mon Aug 29 2016

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR THE U.S. AND CANADA
   EAST COASTS, GULF OF MEXICO STATES, PUERTO RICO, THE U.S. VIRGIN
   ISLANDS AND THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS...

EVALUATION
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 * There is no tsunami danger for the areas listed above.

 * Based of the earthquake location near the mid-Atlantic ridge
   a damaging tsunami is not expected.

 * An earthquake has occurred with parameters listed below.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
---------------------------------
 * The following parameters are based on a rapid preliminary
   assessment and changes may occur.

 * Magnitude      7.4
 * Origin Time    0030  EDT Aug 29 2016
                  2330  CDT Aug 28 2016
                  0030  AST Aug 29 2016
                  0430  UTC Aug 29 2016
 * Coordinates    0.1 North 17.8 West
 * Depth          6 miles
 * Location       north of Ascension Island, central Atlantic Ocean


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
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 * Refer to the internet site ntwc.arh.noaa.gov for
   additional information.

 * Caribbean coastal regions outside Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin
   Islands and British Virgin Islands should refer to the Pacific
   Tsunami Warning Center messages at ptwc.weather.gov.

 * This will be the only U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center
   message for this event unless additional information
   becomes available.

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