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Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
541 PM PST Sat Jan 19 2019

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR ALASKA, BRITISH
COLUMBIA, WASHINGTON, OREGON AND CALIFORNIA...

EVALUATION
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* There is no tsunami danger for the U.S. West Coast, British
Columbia, or Alaska.

* 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 6.8
* Origin Time 1633 AKST Jan 19 2019
1733 PST Jan 19 2019
0133 UTC Jan 20 2019
* Coordinates 30.1 South 71.6 West
* Depth 34 miles
* Location near the coast of central Chile


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

* Pacific coastal regions outside California, Oregon, Washington,
British Columbia, and Alaska 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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