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Tsunami Information Statement Eastern U.S. - Issued When Needed
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Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
558 PM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR THE U.S. EAST COAST,
   GULF OF MEXICO STATES, AND EASTERN CANADA...

EVALUATION
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 * There is no tsunami danger for the U.S. east coast, the Gulf of 
   Mexico states, or the eastern coast of Canada. 

 * Based on the earthquake location near the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 
   a damaging tsunami is not expected. 

 * An earthquake has occurred with parameters listed below. 


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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 * The following parameters are based on a rapid preliminary
   assessment of the earthquake and changes may occur.

 * Magnitude      6.8
 * Origin Time    1744  EDT Sep 18 2020
                  1644  CDT Sep 18 2020
                  0544  AST Sep 18 2020
                  2144  UTC Sep 18 2020
 * Coordinates    1.1 North 27.0 West
 * Depth          21 miles
 * Location       near the central Mid-Atlantic Ridge


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
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 * Refer to the internet site tsunami.gov for more information. 

 * Caribbean coastal regions should refer to the Pacific 
   Tsunami Warning Center messages at tsunami.gov. 

 * This will be the only U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center 
   message issued for this event unless additional information 
   becomes available. 

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