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WEXX32 PAAQ 230155
TIBATE

Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
955 PM AST Thu Sep 22 2016

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT...


EVALUATION
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* An earthquake has occurred; there is no tsunami danger.


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

* Magnitude 5.1
* Origin Time 2149 EDT Sep 22 2016
2149 AST Sep 22 2016
2049 CDT Sep 22 2016
0149 UTC Sep 23 2016
* Coordinates 17.5 North 62.6 West
* Depth 1 miles
* Location 135 miles E of Christiansted, US Virgin Is.
235 miles SE of San Juan, Puerto Rico


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
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* The earthquake parameters are based on preliminary information.

* Further information will be issued by the United States
Geological Survey (earthquake.usgs.gov) or the appropriate
regional seismic network.

* 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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