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Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
840 PM PST Sat Jan 21 2017

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR ALASKA, BRITISH
COLUMBIA, WASHINGTON, OREGON AND CALIFORNIA...

EVALUATION
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* There is no tsunami danger for the areas listed above.

* 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 8.0
* Origin Time 1930 AKST Jan 21 2017
2030 PST Jan 21 2017
0430 UTC Jan 22 2017
* Coordinates 6.1 South 155.2 East
* Depth 104 miles
* Location near the Solomon Islands


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
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* Refer to the internet site ntwc.arh.noaa.gov for
additional information.

* Pacific coastal regions outside California, Oregon,
Washington, British Columbia and Alaska should refer to the
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center messages at ptwc.weather.gov.

* This will be the only U.S. National Tsunami Warning center
message for this event unless additional information becomes
available.

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