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TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
754 AM SST MON NOV 20 2017

...NO TSUNAMI THREAT FROM A NEARBY EARTHQUAKE...


AUDIENCE
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EMERGENCY MANAGERS... MEDIA... GENERAL PUBLIC


EVALUATION
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* AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 6.2 OCCURRED
ABOUT 167 MILES WEST OF SAVAII ISLAND AT 751 AM SST ON
MONDAY NOVEMBER 20 2017.

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

* SOME AREAS MAY HAVE EXPERIENCED STRONG SHAKING.


RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
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* BE OBSERVANT AND EXERCISE NORMAL CAUTION IF YOU ARE NEAR OR
IN THE OCEAN. OTHERWISE... NO ACTION IS REQUIRED.


POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* NO TSUNAMI IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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* MAGNITUDE 6.2
* ORIGIN TIME 751 AM SST NOV 20 2017
* COORDINATES 14.4 SOUTH 175.1 WEST
* DEPTH 6 MILES
* LOCATION ABOUT 167 MILES WEST OF SAVAII ISLAND


NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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* THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED OR THE SITUATION CHANGES.

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

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

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