tsunami



December 10, 2018, 8:30 pm (UTC: -08:00)
Subject: tsunami

EXPERIMENTAL FORECASTS

** PTCW - Tsunami warnings and info for Pacific Ocean (5.9 days old) **
UPDATED: 05 Dec 2018 07:10:40 GMT
Tsunami warnings and information for Pacific Ocean countries
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WEPA40 PHEB 050710
TSUPAC

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 6
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
0709 UTC WED DEC 5 2018

...PTWC FINAL TSUNAMI THREAT MESSAGE...


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THIS MESSAGE IS ISSUED FOR INFORMATION ONLY IN SUPPORT OF THE
UNESCO/IOC PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING AND MITIGATION SYSTEM AND IS
MEANT FOR NATIONAL AUTHORITIES IN EACH COUNTRY OF THAT SYSTEM.

NATIONAL AUTHORITIES WILL DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATE LEVEL OF
ALERT FOR EACH COUNTRY AND MAY ISSUE ADDITIONAL OR MORE REFINED
INFORMATION.

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THE TSUNAMI FORECAST IS UNCHANGED IN THIS MESSAGE.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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* MAGNITUDE 7.6
* ORIGIN TIME 0418 UTC DEC 5 2018
* COORDINATES 22.1 SOUTH 169.2 EAST
* DEPTH 10 KM / 6 MILES
* LOCATION SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS


EVALUATION
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* AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 7.6 OCCURRED
SOUTHEAST OF THE LOYALTY ISLANDS AT 0418 UTC ON WEDNESDAY
DECEMBER 5 2018.

* BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... THE TSUNAMI THREAT FROM THIS
EARTHQUAKE HAS NOW PASSED.


TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST...UPDATED
---------------------------------

* THE TSUNAMI THREAT HAS NOW LARGELY PASSED.


RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
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* GOVERNMENT AGENCIES RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY IMPACTED COASTAL
AREAS SHOULD MONITOR CONDITIONS AT THE COAST TO DETERMINE IF
AND WHEN IT IS SAFE TO RESUME NORMAL ACTIVITIES.

* PERSONS LOCATED NEAR IMPACTED COASTAL AREAS SHOULD STAY ALERT
FOR INFORMATION AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS FROM LOCAL
AUTHORITIES.

* REMAIN OBSERVANT AND EXERCISE NORMAL CAUTION NEAR THE SEA.


POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* MINOR SEA LEVEL FLUCTUATIONS OF UP TO 0.3 METERS ABOVE AND
BELOW THE NORMAL TIDE MAY CONTINUE OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS.


TSUNAMI OBSERVATIONS
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* THE FOLLOWING ARE TSUNAMI WAVE OBSERVATIONS FROM COASTAL
AND/OR DEEP-OCEAN SEA LEVEL GAUGES AT THE INDICATED
LOCATIONS. THE MAXIMUM TSUNAMI HEIGHT IS MEASURED WITH
RESPECT TO THE NORMAL TIDE LEVEL.

GAUGE TIME OF MAXIMUM WAVE
COORDINATES MEASURE TSUNAMI PERIOD
GAUGE LOCATION LAT LON (UTC) HEIGHT (MIN)
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SUVA VITI LEVU FJ 18.1S 178.4E 0652 0.03M/ 0.1FT 38
NUMBO NEW CALEDONIA 22.2S 166.4E 0613 0.04M/ 0.1FT 06
THIO NEW CALEDONIA 21.6S 166.2E 0631 0.23M/ 0.8FT 12
VANUATU 17.8S 168.3E 0601 0.30M/ 1.0FT 18
HIENGHENE NEW CALED 20.7S 164.9E 0557 0.09M/ 0.3FT 22
OUINNE NEW CALEDONI 22.0S 166.7E 0554 0.45M/ 1.5FT 06
LIFOU NEW CALEDONIA 20.9S 167.3E 0522 0.29M/ 1.0FT 06
MARE NEW CALEDONIA 21.5S 167.9E 0519 0.43M/ 1.4FT 10
LENAKEL VU 19.5S 169.3E 0505 0.72M/ 2.4FT 06


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

* AUTHORITATIVE INFORMATION ABOUT THE EARTHQUAKE FROM THE U.S.
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT
EARTHQUAKE.USGS.GOV/EARTHQUAKES -ALL LOWER CASE-.

* FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THIS EVENT MAY BE FOUND AT
PTWC.WEATHER.GOV AND AT WWW.TSUNAMI.GOV.

* COASTAL REGIONS OF HAWAII... AMERICAN SAMOA... GUAM... AND
CNMI SHOULD REFER TO PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES
SPECIFICALLY FOR THOSE PLACES THAT CAN BE FOUND AT
PTWC.WEATHER.GOV.

* COASTAL REGIONS OF CALIFORNIA... OREGON... WASHINGTON...
BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD ONLY REFER TO U.S.
NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES THAT CAN BE FOUND
AT NTWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV.

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** NWS West Coast/Alaska Tsunami Center Bulletin (0.1 days old) **
11 Dec 2018 02:38:37 GMT
This is a Tsunami Information Statement for the U.S. east coast, Gulf of Mexico states, and eastern Canada. - Event details: Preliminary magnitude 7.3 (Mwp) earthquake / Lat: -58.512, Lon: -26.155 at 2018-12-11T02:26:17 UTC An information statement indicates that an earthquake has occurred, but does not pose a tsunami threat, or that a tsunami warning, advisory, or watch has been issued for another section of the ocean.



EXPIRES: 2018-12-11T03:38:37-00:00