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TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
538 PM AST FRI AUG 23 2019

...NO TSUNAMI THREAT FROM A NEARBY EARTHQUAKE...


AUDIENCE
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  * GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS... MEDIA... AND GENERAL PUBLIC OF PUERTO
    RICO... THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS... AND THE BRITISH VIRGIN
    ISLANDS.


EVALUATION
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  * AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 4.4 OCCURRED
    ABOUT 18 MILES NORTH OF ANEGADA AT 533 PM AST ON FRIDAY
    AUGUST 23 2019.

  * BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO
    PUERTO RICO... THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS... OR THE BRITISH
    VIRGIN ISLANDS FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE.

  * PEOPLE MAY HAVE EXPERIENCED SHAKING FROM THE EARTHQUAKE.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
---------------------------------

  * THE FOLLOWING PARAMETERS ARE BASED ON A PRELIMINARY RAPID
    ASSESSMENT OF THE EARTHQUAKE AND CHANGES MAY OCCUR.

  * MAGNITUDE         4.4
  * ORIGIN TIME       533 PM AST AUG 23 2019
  * COORDINATES       19.0 NORTH  64.3 WEST
  * DEPTH             6 MILES / 10 KM
  * LOCATION          ABOUT 18 MILES NORTH OF ANEGADA


RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
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  * NO ACTION IS REQUIRED.


IMPACTS
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  * NO TSUNAMI IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED.


NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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  * THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
    ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED OR THE SITUATION CHANGES.

  * FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THIS EVENT AND ANY TSUNAMI THREAT
    TO PUERTO RICO AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS MAY BE FOUND ON THE
    INTERNET AT WWW.TSUNAMI.GOV.

  * INFORMATION REGARDING ANY TSUNAMI THREAT TO US GULF OR
    ATLANTIC COASTS WILL BE ISSUED BY THE US NATIONAL TSUNAMI
    WARNING CENTER AND CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT
    WWW.TSUNAMI.GOV.

  * AUTHORITATIVE INFORMATION ABOUT THE EARTHQUAKE CAN BE
    OBTAINED FROM THE CORRESPONDING REGIONAL SEISMIC NETWORK OR
    THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY ON THE INTERNET AT
    EARTHQUAKE.USGS.GOV.

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