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WEXX32 PAAQ 280959
TIBATE

PUBLIC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
559 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR THE U.S. AND CANADA
EAST COASTS/ GULF OF MEXICO STATES/PUERTO RICO/ THE U.S. VIRGIN
ISLANDS AND THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS...

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 7.3
* ORIGIN TIME 0547 EDT MAY 28 2016
0447 CDT MAY 28 2016
0547 AST MAY 28 2016
0947 UTC MAY 28 2016
* COORDINATES 56.1 SOUTH 26.9 WEST
* DEPTH 64 MILES
* LOCATION SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
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* REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE NTWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

* CARIBBEAN COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE PUERTO RICO... U.S. VIRGIN
ISLANDS AND BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS 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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