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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
1220 PM EDT Wed Oct 23 2019

...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 earthquake information and historic tsunami records, 
   the earthquake is not expected to generate a tsunami. 

 * 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      6.5
 * Origin Time    1208  EDT Oct 23 2019
                  1108  CDT Oct 23 2019
                  1208  AST Oct 23 2019
                  1608  UTC Oct 23 2019
 * Coordinates    1.0 South 13.7 West
 * Depth          6 miles
 * Location       north of Ascension Island, central Atlantic Ocean


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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