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Warning center determines no tsunami threat following Canada quake

Posted on 04-24 at 05:42:40 CST

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PUBLIC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 2
NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK
820 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

UPDATED EVALUATION PROVIDED BELOW.

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR ALASKA/ BRITISH
COLUMBIA/ WASHINGTON/ OREGON AND CALIFORNIA...

EVALUATION
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* THERE IS NO TSUNAMI DANGER FOR THE AREAS LISTED ABOVE.

* THIS EVALUATION IS BASED ON EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION AND
HISTORIC TSUNAMI RECORDS.

* AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH PARAMETERS LISTED BELOW.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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* MAGNITUDE 6.7
* ORIGIN TIME 1910 AKDT APR 23 2014
2010 PDT APR 23 2014
0310 UTC APR 24 2014
* COORDINATES 49.9 NORTH 127.4 WEST
* DEPTH 14 MILES
* LOCATION 25 MILES SW OF PORT ALICE BRITISH COLUMBIA
280 MILES NW OF SEATTLE WASHINGTON


NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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* THIS WILL BE THE ONLY U.S. NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER
MESSAGE FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES
AVAILABLE.

* REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE NTWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

* PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA... OREGON...
WASHINGTON... BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE
PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES AT PTWC.WEATHER.GOV.

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