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SEXX60 PAAQ 200609
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TSUNAMI SEISMIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
209 AM AST SUN MAR 20 2016

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT...


EVALUATION
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* AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED - THERE IS NO TSUNAMI DANGER.


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

* MAGNITUDE 4.8
* ORIGIN TIME 0206 EDT MAR 20 2016
0206 AST MAR 20 2016
0106 CDT MAR 20 2016
0606 UTC MAR 20 2016
* COORDINATES 18.7 NORTH 68.9 WEST
* DEPTH 85 MILES
* LOCATION 125 MILES NW OF MAYAGUEZ PUERTO RICO
185 MILES W OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
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* THE EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS ARE BASED ON PRELIMINARY INFORMATION.

* FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE ISSUED BY THE UNITED STATES
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY - EARTHQUAKE.USGS.GOV - OR THE APPROPRIATE
REGIONAL SEISMIC NETWORK.

* THIS WILL BE THE ONLY U.S. NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER
MESSAGE ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT.

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