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7.2 Quake El Salvador

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WEAK53 PAAQ 241851
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Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
1051 AM PST Thu Nov 24 2016

...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.

 * Based on earthquake information and historic tsunami records
   the earthquake was not sufficient to generate a tsunami.

 * An earthquake has occurred with parameters listed below.


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

 * Magnitude      7.2
 * Origin Time    0944 AKST Nov 24 2016
                  1044  PST Nov 24 2016
                  1844  UTC Nov 24 2016
 * Coordinates    11.9 North 88.9 West
 * Depth          21 miles
 * Location       off the coast of Central America


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
--------------------------------------
 * 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.

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

http://www.tsunami.gov/events/PAAQ/2016/11/24/oh5td3/1/WEAK53/WEAK53.txt
 

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Sky Cat

...on the other hand there is THIS:

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A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Central America. It was felt in several countries across the region. The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami warning.

"Hazardous" tsunami waves are possible within 300km of the quake epicenter along the coasts of Nicaragua, El Salvador and Honduras, the Center specified.

http://www.rt.com/news/368094-quake-shakes-central-america/
 

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