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TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
552 PM PDT TUE OCT 23 2012

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR ALASKA/ BRITISH
   COLUMBIA/ WASHINGTON/ OREGON AND CALIFORNIA...

NO WARNING... NO WATCH AND NO ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR
THE STATES AND PROVINCES PREVIOUSLY LISTED.

EVALUATION
 BASED ON MAGNITUDE... LOCATION AND HISTORIC TSUNAMI RECORDS THE
 EARTHQUAKE WAS NOT SUFFICIENT TO GENERATE A TSUNAMI DAMAGING TO
 CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/ BRITISH COLUMBIA OR ALASKA.

PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
 MAGNITUDE - 6.6
 TIME      - 1646 AKDT OCT 23 2012
             1746  PDT OCT 23 2012
             0046  UTC OCT 24 2012
 LOCATION  - 10.1 NORTH 85.4 WEST
           - COSTA RICA
 DEPTH     - 12 MILES/19 KM

PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA 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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