May 27, 2017

[Tsunami Message - IOC] TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT

TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
0851 UTC SAT MAY 27 2017

..TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT...


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THIS STATEMENT IS ISSUED FOR INFORMATION ONLY IN SUPPORT OF THE
UNESCO/IOC TSUNAMI AND OTHER COASTAL HAZARDS WARNING SYSTEM FOR
THE CARIBBEAN AND ADJACENT REGIONS AND IS MEANT FOR NATIONAL
AUTHORITIES IN EACH COUNTRY OF THAT SYSTEM.

NATIONAL AUTHORITIES WILL DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATE LEVEL OF
ALERT FOR EACH COUNTRY AND MAY ISSUE ADDITIONAL OR MORE REFINED
INFORMATION.

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PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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* MAGNITUDE 4.0
* ORIGIN TIME 0847 UTC MAY 27 2017
* COORDINATES 17.0 NORTH 61.2 WEST
* DEPTH 10 KM / 6 MILES
* LOCATION LEEWARD ISLANDS


EVALUATION
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* AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 4.0 OCCURRED IN
THE LEEWARD ISLANDS AT 0847 UTC ON SATURDAY MAY 27 2017.

* BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... THERE IS NO SIGNIFICANT
TSUNAMI THREAT FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE. HOWEVER... THERE IS A
VERY SMALL POSSIBILITY OF TSUNAMI WAVES ALONG COASTS LOCATED
NEAREST THE EPICENTER.


RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
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* NO ACTION IS REQUIRED.


NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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* THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED OR THE SITUATION CHANGES.

* AUTHORITATIVE INFORMATION ABOUT THE EARTHQUAKE FROM THE U.S.
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT
EARTHQUAKE.USGS.GOV/EARTHQUAKES -ALL IN LOWERCASE LETTERS-.

* FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THIS EVENT MAY BE FOUND AT
PTWC.WEATHER.GOV AND AT WWW.TSUNAMI.GOV.

* COASTAL REGIONS OF THE US GULF COAST... US EAST COAST... AND
THE MARITIME PROVINCES OF CANADA SHOULD REFER TO U.S.
NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES THAT CAN BE FOUND
AT NTWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV.

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