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WEAK53 PAAQ 202018
TIBAK1

Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
118 PM PDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR ALASKA, BRITISH
   COLUMBIA, WASHINGTON, OREGON AND CALIFORNIA...

EVALUATION
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 * There is no tsunami danger for the U.S. West Coast, British
   Columbia, or Alaska.

 * Based on the depth of the earthquake, a 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      6.5
 * Origin Time    1210 AKDT Sep 20 2017
                  1310  PDT Sep 20 2017
                  2010  UTC Sep 20 2017
 * Coordinates    18.8 South 169.0 East
 * Depth          122 miles
 * Location       near the Vanuatu Islands


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

 * Pacific coastal regions outside California, Oregon, Washington,
   British Columbia, and Alaska 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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