Final Tsunami Threat Message

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    TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
    NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
    0448 UTC WED JAN 10 2018

    ...FINAL TSUNAMI THREAT MESSAGE...


    **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****

    THIS MESSAGE IS ISSUED FOR INFORMATION ONLY IN SUPPORT OF THE
    UNESCO/IOC TSUNAMI AND OTHER COASTAL HAZARDS WARNING SYSTEM FOR
    THE CARIBBEAN AND ADJACENT REGIONS AND IS MEANT FOR NATIONAL
    AUTHORITIES IN EACH COUNTRY OF THAT SYSTEM.

    NATIONAL AUTHORITIES WILL DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATE LEVEL OF
    ALERT FOR EACH COUNTRY AND MAY ISSUE ADDITIONAL OR MORE REFINED
    INFORMATION.

    **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****


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

    * MAGNITUDE 7.6
    * ORIGIN TIME 0252 UTC JAN 10 2018
    * COORDINATES 17.5 NORTH 83.6 WEST
    * DEPTH 33 KM / 20 MILES
    * LOCATION NORTH OF HONDURAS


    EVALUATION
    ----------

    * AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 7.6 OCCURRED
    NORTH OF HONDURAS AT 0252 UTC ON WEDNESDAY JANUARY 10 2018.

    * BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... THE TSUNAMI THREAT FROM THIS
    EARTHQUAKE HAS PASSED AND THERE IS NO FURTHER THREAT.


    TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST...UPDATED
    ---------------------------------

    * THERE IS NO LONGER A TSUNAMI THREAT FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE.


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

    * REMAIN OBSERVANT AND EXERCISE NORMAL CAUTION NEAR THE SEA.
    OTHERWISE... NO ACTION IS REQUIRED.


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

    * MINOR SEA LEVEL FLUCTUATIONS UP TO 30 CM ABOVE AND BELOW THE
    NORMAL TIDE MAY OCCUR IN COASTAL AREAS NEAR THE EARTHQUAKE
    OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS.... AND CONTINUING FOR UP TO SEVERAL
    HOURS.


    TSUNAMI OBSERVATIONS
    --------------------

    * THE FOLLOWING ARE TSUNAMI WAVE OBSERVATIONS FROM COASTAL
    AND/OR DEEP-OCEAN SEA LEVEL GAUGES AT THE INDICATED
    LOCATIONS. THE MAXIMUM TSUNAMI HEIGHT IS MEASURED WITH
    RESPECT TO THE NORMAL TIDE LEVEL.

    GAUGE TIME OF MAXIMUM WAVE
    COORDINATES MEASURE TSUNAMI PERIOD
    GAUGE LOCATION LAT LON (UTC) HEIGHT (MIN)
    -------------------------------------------------------------
    CARRIE BOW CAY BH 16.8N 88.1W 0351 0.02M/ 0.1FT 10
    GEORGE TOWN CY 19.3N 81.4W 0340 0.19M/ 0.6FT 02


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

    * THIS WILL BE THE FINAL STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
    NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED OR THE SITUATION CHANGES.

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

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

    * COASTAL REGIONS OF THE US GULF COAST... US EAST COAST... AND
    THE MARITIME PROVINCES OF CANADA SHOULD REFER TO U.S.
    NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES THAT CAN BE FOUND
    AT NTWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV.

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