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TSUNAMI SEISMIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
855 PM SST TUE SEP 02 2014

...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 6.1 OCCURRED
    ABOUT 89 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SAVAI ISLAND AT 844 PM SST ON
    TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 2 2014.

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

  * SOME AREAS MAY HAVE EXPERIENCED VERY STRONG SHAKING.


RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
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  * BE OBSERVANT AND EXERCISE NORMAL CAUTION IF YOU ARE NEAR OR
    IN THE OCEAN. OTHERWISE... NO ACTION IS REQUIRED.


POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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  * NO TSUNAMI IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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  * MAGNITUDE      6.1
  * ORIGIN TIME    844 PM SST SEP 02 2014
  * COORDINATES    14.9 SOUTH  173.2 WEST
  * DEPTH          6 MILES
  * LOCATION       ABOUT 89 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SAVAI 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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