Ptwc Tsunami Information Statement

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    TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
    NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
    1600 UTC WED MAR 6 2019

    ...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 1546 UTC MAR 6 2019
    * COORDINATES 32.2 SOUTH 177.8 WEST
    * DEPTH 46 KM / 28 MILES
    * LOCATION SOUTH OF THE KERMADEC ISLANDS


    EVALUATION
    ----------

    * AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 6.6 OCCURRED
    SOUTH OF THE KERMADEC ISLANDS AT 1546 UTC ON WEDNESDAY MARCH
    6 2019.

    * 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.

    * FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THIS EVENT MAY BE FOUND 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
    WWW.TSUNAMI.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 WWW.TSUNAMI.GOV.

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