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Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
1116 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...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 the earthquake location near the Mid-Atlantic Ridge,
   a damaging tsunami is not expected.

 * 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      6.7
 * Origin Time    2259  EDT Aug 17 2017
                  2159  CDT Aug 17 2017
                  2259  AST Aug 17 2017
                  0259  UTC Aug 18 2017
 * Coordinates    0.9 South 13.9 West
 * Depth          12 miles
 * Location       north of Ascension Island, central Atlantic Ocean


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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