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Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands coastal regions
NOAA/NWS/West Coast and Alaska
Tsunami Warning Center
Tsunami Information Statement issued 08/27/2012 at 12:43PM AST
At 12:40 PM Atlantic Standard Time on August 27, an
earthquake with preliminary magnitude 4.0
occurred 60 miles/97 Km north of Settlement, Br. Virgin Is.
The magnitude is such that a tsunami WILL NOT be
generated. This will be the only WCATWC message issued for this
The location and magnitude are based on preliminary information.
Further information will be issued by the
United States Geological Survey
or the appropriate regional seismic network.