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WEXX32 PAAQ 281633
TIBATE

Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
1133 AM EST Sun Jan 28 2018

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR THE U.S. EAST COAST,
GULF OF MEXICO STATES, AND EASTERN CANADA...

EVALUATION
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* There is no tsunami danger for the U.S. east coast, the Gulf of
Mexico states, or the eastern coast of Canada.

* Based on earthquake information and historic tsunami records,
the earthquake is not expected to generate a tsunami.

* 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 6.5
* Origin Time 1103 EST Jan 28 2018
1003 CST Jan 28 2018
1203 AST Jan 28 2018
1603 UTC Jan 28 2018
* Coordinates 53.0 South 9.5 East
* Depth 6 miles
* Location southwest of Africa


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
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* Refer to the internet site tsunami.gov for more information.

* Caribbean coastal regions should refer to the Pacific
Tsunami Warning Center messages at tsunami.gov.

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

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