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TIBATE

Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
938 PM EST Mon Dec 10 2018

...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 depth of the earthquake, a 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  7.3
* Origin Time  2126EST Dec 10 2018
  2026CST Dec 10 2018
  2226AST Dec 10 2018
  0226UTC Dec 11 2018
* Coordinates  58.5 South 26.2 West
* Depth  109 miles
* Location  in the South Sandwich Islands region, South
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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