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PUBLIC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1214 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...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.

* EARTHQUAKES OF THIS SIZE ARE KNOWN TO GENERATE TSUNAMIS
DANGEROUS TO SHORELINES NEAR THE SOURCE.

* AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH PARAMETERS LISTED BELOW.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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* MAGNITUDE 6.8
* ORIGIN TIME 2357 EDT APR 14 2014
2257 CDT APR 14 2014
2357 AST APR 14 2014
0357 UTC APR 15 2014
* COORDINATES 53.5 SOUTH 9.2 EAST
* DEPTH 6 MILES
* LOCATION SOUTHWEST OF AFRICA


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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