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WEAK53 PAAQ 180103
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Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
503 PM AKDT Thu Oct 17 2019

...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 of the earthquake and changes may occur.

* Magnitude 5.5
* Origin Time 1659 AKDT Oct 17 2019
1759 PDT Oct 17 2019
0059 UTC Oct 18 2019
* Coordinates 66.4 North 157.2 West
* Depth 9 miles
* Location 35 miles SW of Kobuk, Alaska
270 miles NE of Nome, 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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