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Tsunami Information Statement Number 2
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
950 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

UPDATES
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Revised Evaluation-Message 1 erroneously stated that a tsunami
had been generated.


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

EVALUATION
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 * Based on the depth of the earthquake, a tsunami is not
   expected.

 * An earthquake has occurred with parameters listed below.


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

 * Magnitude      6.6
 * Origin Time    0829 AKST Feb 24 2017
                  0929  PST Feb 24 2017
                  1729  UTC Feb 24 2017
 * Coordinates    23.4 South 178.5 West
 * Depth          259 miles
 * Location       south of the Fiji 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 ptwc.weather.gov.

 * This will be the final U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center
   message issued for this event unless additional information
   becomes available.

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