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TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 2
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER HONOLULU HI
546 AM CHST MON DEC 05 2022

...NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO GUAM/CNMI FROM A DISTANT EARTHQUAKE - UPDATE...

THIS MESSAGE CONTAINS REVISED EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS.


AUDIENCE
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EMERGENCY MANAGERS... MEDIA... GENERAL PUBLIC


EVALUATION
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  * AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 6.9 OCCURRED IN
    THE SAMOA ISLANDS REGION AT 524 AM CHST ON MONDAY DECEMBER 5
    2022.

  * BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO
    GUAM... ROTA... TINIAN OR SAIPAN FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE.


RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
-------------------

  * NO ACTION IS REQUIRED.


POTENTIAL IMPACTS
-----------------

  * NO TSUNAMI IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS - UPDATED
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  * MAGNITUDE      6.9
  * ORIGIN TIME    524 AM CHST DEC 05 2022
  * COORDINATES    15.7 SOUTH  172.6 WEST
  * DEPTH          20 MILES
  * LOCATION       SAMOA ISLANDS REGION

NOTE THE MAGNITUDE OF 7.5 IN STATEMENT NUMBER 1 WAS IN ERROR.

NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
--------------------------------------

  * THIS WILL BE THE FINAL STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
    NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED OR THE SITUATION CHANGES.

  * FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THIS EVENT MAY BE FOUND ON THE
    INTERNET 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.

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