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TIBATE

Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
134 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...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 6.6
* Origin Time 1304 EST Dec 13 2017
1204 CST Dec 13 2017
1404 AST Dec 13 2017
1804 UTC Dec 13 2017
* Coordinates 54.5 South 1.7 East
* Depth 7 miles
* Location in the Bouvet Island region, South Atlantic Ocean


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.

$$