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TSUCAX

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
0448 UTC WED JAN 10 2018

...FINAL TSUNAMI THREAT MESSAGE...


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 THIS MESSAGE IS ISSUED FOR INFORMATION ONLY IN SUPPORT OF THE
 UNESCO/IOC TSUNAMI AND OTHER COASTAL HAZARDS WARNING SYSTEM FOR
 THE CARIBBEAN AND ADJACENT REGIONS AND IS MEANT FOR NATIONAL
 AUTHORITIES IN EACH COUNTRY OF THAT SYSTEM.

 NATIONAL AUTHORITIES WILL DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATE LEVEL OF
 ALERT FOR EACH COUNTRY AND MAY ISSUE ADDITIONAL OR MORE REFINED
 INFORMATION.

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PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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  * MAGNITUDE      7.6
  * ORIGIN TIME    0252 UTC JAN 10 2018
  * COORDINATES    17.5 NORTH  83.6 WEST
  * DEPTH          33 KM / 20 MILES
  * LOCATION       NORTH OF HONDURAS


EVALUATION
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  * AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 7.6 OCCURRED
    NORTH OF HONDURAS AT 0252 UTC ON WEDNESDAY JANUARY 10 2018.

  * BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... THE TSUNAMI THREAT FROM THIS
    EARTHQUAKE HAS PASSED AND THERE IS NO FURTHER THREAT.


TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST...UPDATED
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  * THERE IS NO LONGER A TSUNAMI THREAT FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE.


RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
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  * REMAIN OBSERVANT AND EXERCISE NORMAL CAUTION NEAR THE SEA.



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