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TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
936 PM AST FRI APR 02 2021

AMZ712-715-725-735-742-745-PRZ001>003-005-007-008-010>013-
VIZ001-002-030336-
COASTAL AREAS OF PUERTO RICO - THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS AND
THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

...NO TSUNAMI THREAT FROM A DISTANT 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 6.5 OCCURRED
    EAST OF THE SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS AT 917 PM AST ON FRIDAY
    APRIL 2 2021.

  * 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.


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

  * MAGNITUDE         6.5
  * ORIGIN TIME       917 PM AST APR 02 2021
  * COORDINATES       58.2 SOUTH  8.2 WEST
  * DEPTH             6 MILES / 10 KM
  * LOCATION          EAST OF THE SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS


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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