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WEXX32 PAAQ 281633
TIBATE

Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
1133 AM EST Sun Jan 28 2018

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR THE U.S. EAST COAST,
   GULF OF MEXICO STATES, AND EASTERN CANADA...

EVALUATION
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 * There is no tsunami danger for the U.S. east coast, the Gulf of
   Mexico states, or the eastern coast of Canada.

 * Based on earthquake information and historic tsunami records,
   the earthquake is not expected to generate a tsunami.

 * An earthquake has occurred with parameters listed below.


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

 * Magnitude      6.5
 * Origin Time    1103  EST Jan 28 2018
                  1003  CST Jan 28 2018
                  1203  AST Jan 28 2018
                  1603  UTC Jan 28 2018
 * Coordinates    53.0 South  9.5 East
 * Depth          6 miles
 * Location       southwest of Africa


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
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 * Refer to the internet site tsunami.gov for more information.

 * Caribbean coastal regions should refer to the Pacific
   Tsunami Warning Center messages at tsunami.gov.

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

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