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TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
654 PM EDT THU MAY 24 2012

...THIS TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT IS FOR PUERTO RICO/
   THE VIRGIN ISLANDS/ THE U.S. ATLANTIC AND GULF OF
   MEXICO STATES/ AND EASTERN CANADIAN PROVINCES...

NO WARNING... NO WATCH AND NO ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR
THESE AREAS.

EVALUATION
 BASED ON EARTHQUAKE DATA AND HISTORIC TSUNAMI RECORDS THE
 EARTHQUAKE WAS NOT SUFFICIENT TO GENERATE A TSUNAMI DAMAGING TO
 PUERTO RICO/ THE VIRGIN ISLANDS/ THE U.S. ATLANTIC AND GULF
 OF MEXICO COASTS/ AND EASTERN CANADA.

PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
 MAGNITUDE - 6.5
 TIME      - 1848  EDT MAY 24 2012
             1748  CDT MAY 24 2012
             1848  AST MAY 24 2012
             2248  UTC MAY 24 2012
 LOCATION  - 73.1 NORTH  5.7 EAST
           - GREENLAND SEA
 DEPTH     - 7 MILES/11 KM

CARIBBEAN COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE PUERTO RICO AND THE VIRGIN
ISLANDS SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES
FOR INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AT PTWC.WEATHER.GOV.

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT BY THE
WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER UNLESS ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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