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WEXX32 PAAQ 212157
TIBATE

Tsunami Information Statement Number 2
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
557 PM AST Tue Aug 21 2018

UPDATES
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* Revised magnitude
THE MAGNITUDE HAS INCREASED FOR THIS EVENT


...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.

* 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 - UPDATED
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* The following parameters are based on a rapid preliminary
assessment and changes may occur.

* Magnitude 7.4
* Origin Time 1733 EDT Aug 21 2018
1733 AST Aug 21 2018
1633 CDT Aug 21 2018
2133 UTC Aug 21 2018
* Coordinates 10.4 North 62.7 West
* Depth 53 miles
* Location near the coast of Venezuela


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 final U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center
message issued for this event unless additional information
becomes available.

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