M 5.9 in United States on 06 Oct 2020 05:54 UTC

Global Telecommunication Service

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2020-10-06 05:59

Key informations extracted from original GTS message :
Evaluation

  • An earthquake has occurred a TSUNAMI is not expected

Original Message :

WEAK53 PAAQ 060559
TIBAK1

Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
959 PM AKDT Mon Oct 5 2020

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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 of the earthquake and changes may occur.

* Magnitude 5.8
* Origin Time 2155 AKDT Oct 05 2020
2255 PDT Oct 05 2020
0555 UTC Oct 06 2020
* Coordinates 55.0 North 159.9 West
* Depth 13 miles
* Location 35 miles SE of Sand Point, Alaska
565 miles SW of Anchorage, Alaska


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
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* 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.

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