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TSUNAMI SEISMIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
313 PM SST SAT FEB 06 2016

...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 6.0 OCCURRED
    ABOUT 91 MILES SOUTH OF SAVAII ISLAND AT 304 PM SST ON
    SATURDAY FEBRUARY 6 2016.

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

  * SOME AREAS MAY HAVE EXPERIENCED VERY 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      6.0
  * ORIGIN TIME    304 PM SST FEB 06 2016
  * COORDINATES    15.0 SOUTH  173.0 WEST
  * DEPTH          59 MILES
  * LOCATION       ABOUT 91 MILES SOUTH 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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