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PUBLIC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
1214 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR THE U.S. AND CANADA
   EAST COASTS/ GULF OF MEXICO STATES/PUERTO RICO/ THE U.S. VIRGIN
   ISLANDS AND THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS...

EVALUATION
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 * THERE IS NO TSUNAMI DANGER FOR THE AREAS LISTED ABOVE.

 * 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
---------------------------------
 * MAGNITUDE      6.8
 * ORIGIN TIME    2357  EDT APR 14 2014
                  2257  CDT APR 14 2014
                  2357  AST APR 14 2014
                  0357  UTC APR 15 2014
 * COORDINATES    53.5 SOUTH  9.2 EAST
 * DEPTH          6 MILES
 * LOCATION       SOUTHWEST OF AFRICA


NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
--------------------------------------
 * THIS WILL BE THE ONLY U.S. NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER
   MESSAGE FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
   BECOMES AVAILABLE.

 * REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE NTWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR
   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

 * CARIBBEAN COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE PUERTO RICO... U.S. VIRGIN
   ISLANDS AND BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC
   TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES AT PTWC.WEATHER.GOV.

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