Ptwc Tsunami Information Statement

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    TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
    NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
    0959 UTC FRI DEC 8 2017

    ...PTWC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT...


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

    THIS STATEMENT IS ISSUED FOR INFORMATION ONLY IN SUPPORT OF THE
    UNESCO/IOC PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING AND MITIGATION SYSTEM 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 6.6
    * ORIGIN TIME 0951 UTC DEC 8 2017
    * COORDINATES 10.0 NORTH 140.3 EAST
    * DEPTH 62 KM / 39 MILES
    * LOCATION PALAU REGION


    EVALUATION
    ----------

    * AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 6.6 OCCURRED IN
    THE PALAU REGION AT 0951 UTC ON FRIDAY DECEMBER 8 2017.

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


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

    * NO ACTION IS REQUIRED.


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

    * THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
    ADDITIONAL DATA ARE 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 LOWER CASE-.

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

    * COASTAL REGIONS OF HAWAII... AMERICAN SAMOA... GUAM... AND
    CNMI SHOULD REFER TO PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES
    SPECIFICALLY FOR THOSE PLACES THAT CAN BE FOUND AT
    PTWC.WEATHER.GOV.

    * COASTAL REGIONS OF CALIFORNIA... OREGON... WASHINGTON...
    BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD ONLY REFER TO U.S.
    NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES THAT CAN BE FOUND
    AT NTWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV.

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