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WEAK53 PAAQ 181245
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Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
445 AM AKDT Tue Sep 18 2018

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR ALASKA AND
THE CANADIAN ARCTIC REGION...


EVALUATION
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* There is NO tsunami danger from this earthquake.


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

* Magnitude 5.3
* Origin Time 0441 AKDT Sep 18 2018
0541 PDT Sep 18 2018
1241 UTC Sep 18 2018
* Coordinates 69.8 North 144.6 West
* Depth 12 miles
* Location 30 miles SW of Barter I., Alaska
360 miles NE of Fairbanks, Alaska


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
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* 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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