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TIBATE

Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
955 PM AST Thu Sep 22 2016

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT...


EVALUATION
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 * An earthquake has occurred; there is no tsunami danger.


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

 * Magnitude      5.1
 * Origin Time    2149  EDT Sep 22 2016
                  2149  AST Sep 22 2016
                  2049  CDT Sep 22 2016
                  0149  UTC Sep 23 2016
 * Coordinates    17.5 North 62.6 West
 * Depth          1 miles
 * Location       135 miles E of Christiansted, US Virgin Is.
                  235 miles SE of San Juan, Puerto Rico


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
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 * The earthquake parameters are based on preliminary information.

 * 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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