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Tsunami Information Statement Number 2
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
950 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

UPDATES
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Revised Evaluation-Message 1 erroneously stated that a tsunami
had been generated.


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

EVALUATION
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* Based on the depth of the earthquake, a tsunami is not
expected.

* An earthquake has occurred with parameters listed below.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS - UPDATED
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* The following parameters are based on a rapid preliminary
assessment and changes may occur.

* Magnitude 6.6
* Origin Time 0829 AKST Feb 24 2017
0929 PST Feb 24 2017
1729 UTC Feb 24 2017
* Coordinates 23.4 South 178.5 West
* Depth 259 miles
* Location south of the Fiji Islands


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
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* Refer to the internet site tsunami.gov for more 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 final U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center
message issued for this event unless additional information
becomes available.

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