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PUBLIC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
512 PM EST MON FEB 16 2015

...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 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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* MAGNITUDE 6.7
* ORIGIN TIME 1701 EST FEB 16 2015
1601 CST FEB 16 2015
1801 AST FEB 16 2015
2201 UTC FEB 16 2015
* COORDINATES 55.4 SOUTH 28.1 WEST
* DEPTH 9 MILES
* LOCATION SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION


NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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* THIS WILL BE THE ONLY U.S. NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER
MESSAGE FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
BECOMES AVAILABLE.

* 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.

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