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Mw 5.8 Earthquake, Green alert in Canada on 08 Jan 2017 23:47 UTC

GTS


GTS (Global Telecommunication Service) is the official Warning and Alerting channel by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) adopted by several Warning Organizations. As soon as a new GTS message regarding Tropical Cyclones (WT) or Tsunami (WE) the messages are processed and possibly assigned to the specific event. When a new GTS message is present an new tab in the specific event report page is present. The presence of a GTS message is also shown in the home page with a dedicated icon.
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WEAK53 PAAQ 082354
TIBAK1

Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
254 PM AKST Sun Jan 8 2017

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR ALASKA...


EVALUATION
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* An earthquake has occurred; a tsunami is not expected.


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

* Magnitude 5.8
* Origin Time 1447 AKST Jan 08 2017
1547 PST Jan 08 2017
2347 UTC Jan 08 2017
* Coordinates 74.4 North 91.7 West
* Depth 1 miles
* Location near Queen Elizabeth Islands, Canada


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
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* The earthquake parameters are based on preliminary information.

* Further information will be issued by the United States
Geological Survey (earthquake.usgs.gov) or the appropriate
regional seismic network.

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

$$

2017-01-09 00:59:00 WEAK53PAAQ082354.TXT