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TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
1227 PM SST SUN AUG 24 2014

...NO TSUNAMI THREAT FROM A DISTANT EARTHQUAKE...


AUDIENCE
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EMERGENCY MANAGERS... MEDIA... GENERAL PUBLIC


EVALUATION
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  * AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 6.8 OCCURRED
    NEAR THE COAST OF CENTRAL PERU AT 1222 PM SST ON SUNDAY AUGUST
    24 2014.

  * BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO
    AMERICAN SAMOA FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE.


RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
-------------------

  * NO ACTION IS REQUIRED.


POTENTIAL IMPACTS
-----------------

  * NO TSUNAMI IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
---------------------------------

  * MAGNITUDE      6.8
  * ORIGIN TIME    1222 PM SST AUG 24 2014
  * COORDINATES    15.0 SOUTH  74.0 WEST
  * DEPTH          9 MILES
  * LOCATION       NEAR THE COAST OF CENTRAL PERU


NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
--------------------------------------

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

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

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

$$




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