May 9, 2017

[Tsunami Message - IOC] NWS-NTWC Tsunami Information Statement

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Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
700 AM PDT Tue May 9 2017

..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 the depth of the earthquake, a tsunami is not
expected.

* 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 0552 AKDT May 09 2017
0652 PDT May 09 2017
1352 UTC May 09 2017
* Coordinates 14.5 South 167.2 East
* Depth 109 miles
* Location near the Vanuatu Islands


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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