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TIBAK1

Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
711 AM AKDT Fri Mar 17 2017

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR ALASKA AND
   THE CANADIAN ARCTIC REGION...


EVALUATION
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 * There is NO tsunami danger from this earthquake.


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

 * Magnitude      4.1
 * Origin Time    0702 AKDT Mar 17 2017
                  0802  PDT Mar 17 2017
                  1502  UTC Mar 17 2017
 * Coordinates    67.9 North 166.6 West
 * Depth          12 miles
 * Location       125 miles NW of Kotzebue, Alaska
                  240 miles N of Nome, Alaska


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
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 * Further information will be issued by the United States
   Geological Survey (earthquake.usgs.gov) or the appropriate
   regional seismic network.

 * 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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