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FROM    - WEST COAST AND ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS
SUBJECT - TSUNAMI INFORMATION
BULLETIN NUMBER 2
ISSUED 09/28/2006 AT 0724 UTC

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

NO - REPEAT NO - WATCH OR WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE STATES
AND PROVINCES LISTED ABOVE.

A TSUNAMI HAS BEEN OBSERVED AT THE FOLLOWING SITES
 PAGO PAGO 15CM/0.5FT (PEAK TO PEAK)

EVALUATION
 SEA LEVEL READINGS INDICATE A TSUNAMI WAS GENERATED WHICH MAY HAVE
 BEEN DESTRUCTIVE ALONG COASTS NEAR THE EARTHQUAKE EPICENTER.
 A DAMAGING TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED ALONG THE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/
 WASHINGTON/ BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA COASTS ALTHOUGH
 SOME OF THESE AREAS MAY EXPERIENCE SMALL SEA LEVEL CHANGES.

PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
 REVISED MAGNITUDE - 7.0
 TIME      - 2222 ADT SEP 27 2006
             2322 PDT SEP 27 2006
             0622 UTC SEP 28 2006
 LOCATION  - 16.6 SOUTH 172.1 WEST
           - SAMOA ISLANDS REGION
 DEPTH     - 19 MILES

THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WILL ISSUE MESSAGES
FOR HAWAII AND OTHER AREAS OF THE PACIFIC.

THIS WILL BE THE FINAL STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT BY THE
WEST COAST AND ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER UNLESS ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE. REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE
WCATWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE INFORMATION.
$$

EDIS-09-28-06 0027 PDT
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