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WEXX32 PAAQ 190741
TIBATE

Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
341 AM EDT Fri Aug 19 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.

 * Earthquakes of this size are known to generate tsunamis
   dangerous to shorelines near the source.

 * 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      7.7
 * Origin Time    0333  EDT Aug 19 2016
                  0233  CDT Aug 19 2016
                  0333  AST Aug 19 2016
                  0733  UTC Aug 19 2016
 * Coordinates    55.4 South 31.9 West
 * Depth          34 miles
 * Location       in the South Georgia Island region, southeast of South America


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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