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WEZS42 PHEB 230405
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TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 2
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
505 PM SST THU JAN 22 2015

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


IN THIS MESSAGE ARE REVISED EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS.

NOTE CHANGE IN EARTHQUAKE DEPTH

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


EVALUATION
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  * AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 6.9 OCCURRED IN
    THE VANUATU ISLANDS AT 447 PM SST ON THURSDAY JANUARY 22 2015.

  * 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 - UPDATED
-------------------------------------------

  * MAGNITUDE      6.9
  * ORIGIN TIME    447 PM SST JAN 22 2015
  * COORDINATES    17.0 SOUTH  168.6 EAST
  * DEPTH          124 MILES
  * LOCATION       VANUATU


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

  * THIS WILL BE THE FINAL STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
    NEW INFORMATION IS 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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