M 7.5 in New Caledonia on 05 Dec 2018 04:18 UTC

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2018-12-05 07:15

WEPA40 RJTD 050714
TSUNAMI BULLETIN ISSUED BY JMA AT 0714Z 5 DEC

ORIGIN TIME 0418Z 5 DEC
PRELIMINARY EPICENTER LAT 22.1 S. LON 169.2 E.
SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN
FOCAL DEPTH /// KM MAG 7.6

NO SIGNIFICANT TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED IN COASTAL AREAS OF JAPAN
NO FURTHER ACTION WILL BE TAKEN
=

>

2018-12-05 07:10

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...


**** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****

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.

**** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****

THE TSUNAMI FORECAST IS UNCHANGED IN THIS MESSAGE.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
---------------------------------

* 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
----------

* 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
-------------------

* 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
-----------------

* 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
--------------------

* 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)
-------------------------------------------------------------
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
--------------------------------------

* 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.

$$

>

2018-12-05 07:01

WEPA40 RJTD 050700
TSUNAMI BULLETIN ISSUED BY JMA AT 0700Z 5 DEC

ORIGIN TIME 0418Z 5 DEC
PRELIMINARY EPICENTER LAT 22.1 S. LON 169.2 E.
SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN
FOCAL DEPTH /// KM MAG 7.6

NO SIGNIFICANT TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED IN COASTAL AREAS OF JAPAN
NO FURTHER ACTION WILL BE TAKEN
=

>

2018-12-05 06:10

WEPA40 PHEB 050609
TSUPAC

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 5
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
0609 UTC WED DEC 5 2018

...PTWC TSUNAMI THREAT MESSAGE...


**** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****

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.

**** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****

THE TSUNAMI FORECAST IS UNCHANGED IN THIS MESSAGE.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
---------------------------------

* 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
----------

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

* TSUNAMI WAVES HAVE BEEN OBSERVED.

* BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES ARE
FORECAST FOR SOME COASTS.


TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST
-----------------------

* TSUNAMI WAVES REACHING 1 TO 3 METERS ABOVE THE TIDE LEVEL ARE
POSSIBLE ALONG SOME COASTS OF

NEW CALEDONIA... AND VANUATU.


* TSUNAMI WAVES REACHING 0.3 TO 1 METERS ABOVE THE TIDE LEVEL
ARE POSSIBLE FOR SOME COASTS OF

FIJI.


* TSUNAMI WAVES ARE FORECAST TO BE LESS THAN 0.3 METERS ABOVE
THE TIDE LEVEL FOR THE COASTS OF

AMERICAN SAMOA... ANTARCTICA... AUSTRALIA... CHILE...
CHINA... CHUUK... COLOMBIA... COOK ISLANDS... COSTA
RICA... ECUADOR... EL SALVADOR... FRENCH POLYNESIA...
GUAM... GUATEMALA... HAWAII... HONDURAS... HOWLAND AND
BAKER... INDONESIA... JAPAN... JARVIS ISLAND... JOHNSTON
ATOLL... KERMADEC ISLANDS... KIRIBATI... KOSRAE...
MALAYSIA... MARSHALL ISLANDS... MEXICO... MIDWAY ISLAND...
NAURU... NEW ZEALAND... NICARAGUA... NIUE... NORTHERN
MARIANAS... NORTHWESTERN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS... PALAU...
PALMYRA ISLAND... PANAMA... PAPUA NEW GUINEA... PERU...
PHILIPPINES... PITCAIRN ISLANDS... POHNPEI... RUSSIA...
SAMOA... SOLOMON ISLANDS... TAIWAN... TOKELAU... TONGA...
TUVALU... WAKE ISLAND... WALLIS AND FUTUNA... AND YAP.


* ACTUAL AMPLITUDES AT THE COAST MAY VARY FROM FORECAST
AMPLITUDES DUE TO UNCERTAINTIES IN THE FORECAST AND LOCAL
FEATURES. IN PARTICULAR MAXIMUM TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ON ATOLLS
AND AT LOCATIONS WITH FRINGING OR BARRIER REEFS WILL LIKELY
BE MUCH SMALLER THAN THE FORECAST INDICATES.

* FOR OTHER AREAS COVERED BY THIS PRODUCT A FORECAST HAS NOT
YET BEEN COMPUTED. THE FORECAST WILL BE EXPANDED IF
NECESSARY IN SUBSEQUENT PRODUCTS.


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

* GOVERNMENT AGENCIES RESPONSIBLE FOR THREATENED COASTAL AREAS
SHOULD TAKE ACTION TO INFORM AND INSTRUCT ANY COASTAL
POPULATIONS AT RISK IN ACCORDANCE WITH THEIR OWN
EVALUATION... PROCEDURES AND THE LEVEL OF THREAT.

* PERSONS LOCATED IN THREATENED COASTAL AREAS SHOULD STAY ALERT
FOR INFORMATION AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS FROM NATIONAL AND
LOCAL AUTHORITIES.


ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL
--------------------------

* ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL -ETA- OF THE INITIAL TSUNAMI WAVE
FOR PLACES WITHIN THREATENED REGIONS ARE GIVEN BELOW. ACTUAL
ARRIVAL TIMES MAY DIFFER AND THE INITIAL WAVE MAY NOT BE THE
LARGEST. A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES AND THE TIME BETWEEN
WAVES CAN BE FIVE MINUTES TO ONE HOUR.

LOCATION REGION COORDINATES ETA(UTC)
------------------------------------------------------------
NOUMEA NEW CALEDONIA 22.3S 166.5E 0525 12/05
ESPERITU SANTO VANUATU 15.1S 167.3E 0539 12/05
SUVA FIJI 18.1S 178.4E 0604 12/05


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

* A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES. THE TIME BETWEEN WAVE CRESTS
CAN VARY FROM 5 MINUTES TO AN HOUR. THE HAZARD MAY PERSIST
FOR MANY HOURS OR LONGER AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE.

* IMPACTS CAN VARY SIGNIFICANTLY FROM ONE SECTION OF COAST TO
THE NEXT DUE TO LOCAL BATHYMETRY AND THE SHAPE AND ELEVATION
OF THE SHORELINE.

* IMPACTS CAN ALSO VARY DEPENDING UPON THE STATE OF THE TIDE AT
THE TIME OF THE MAXIMUM TSUNAMI WAVES.

* PERSONS CAUGHT IN THE WATER OF A TSUNAMI MAY DROWN... BE
CRUSHED BY DEBRIS IN THE WATER... OR BE SWEPT OUT TO SEA.


TSUNAMI OBSERVATIONS
--------------------

* 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)
-------------------------------------------------------------
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
VANUATU 17.8S 168.3E 0543 0.08M/ 0.3FT 14
THIO NEW CALEDONIA 21.6S 166.2E 0526 0.15M/ 0.5FT 10
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
--------------------------------------

* THE NEXT MESSAGE WILL BE ISSUED IN ONE HOUR... OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS.

* 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.

$$

>

2018-12-05 05:39

WEPA40 PHEB 050539
TSUPAC

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
0538 UTC WED DEC 5 2018

...PTWC TSUNAMI THREAT MESSAGE...


**** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****

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.

**** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****

THE TSUNAMI FORECAST IS UNCHANGED IN THIS MESSAGE.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
---------------------------------

* 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
----------

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

* TSUNAMI WAVES HAVE BEEN OBSERVED.

* BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES ARE
FORECAST FOR SOME COASTS.


TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST
-----------------------

* TSUNAMI WAVES REACHING 1 TO 3 METERS ABOVE THE TIDE LEVEL ARE
POSSIBLE ALONG SOME COASTS OF

NEW CALEDONIA... AND VANUATU.


* TSUNAMI WAVES REACHING 0.3 TO 1 METERS ABOVE THE TIDE LEVEL
ARE POSSIBLE FOR SOME COASTS OF

FIJI.


* TSUNAMI WAVES ARE FORECAST TO BE LESS THAN 0.3 METERS ABOVE
THE TIDE LEVEL FOR THE COASTS OF

AMERICAN SAMOA... ANTARCTICA... AUSTRALIA... CHILE...
CHINA... CHUUK... COLOMBIA... COOK ISLANDS... COSTA
RICA... ECUADOR... EL SALVADOR... FRENCH POLYNESIA...
GUAM... GUATEMALA... HAWAII... HONDURAS... HOWLAND AND
BAKER... INDONESIA... JAPAN... JARVIS ISLAND... JOHNSTON
ATOLL... KERMADEC ISLANDS... KIRIBATI... KOSRAE...
MALAYSIA... MARSHALL ISLANDS... MEXICO... MIDWAY ISLAND...
NAURU... NEW ZEALAND... NICARAGUA... NIUE... NORTHERN
MARIANAS... NORTHWESTERN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS... PALAU...
PALMYRA ISLAND... PANAMA... PAPUA NEW GUINEA... PERU...
PHILIPPINES... PITCAIRN ISLANDS... POHNPEI... RUSSIA...
SAMOA... SOLOMON ISLANDS... TAIWAN... TOKELAU... TONGA...
TUVALU... WAKE ISLAND... WALLIS AND FUTUNA... AND YAP.


* ACTUAL AMPLITUDES AT THE COAST MAY VARY FROM FORECAST
AMPLITUDES DUE TO UNCERTAINTIES IN THE FORECAST AND LOCAL
FEATURES. IN PARTICULAR MAXIMUM TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ON ATOLLS
AND AT LOCATIONS WITH FRINGING OR BARRIER REEFS WILL LIKELY
BE MUCH SMALLER THAN THE FORECAST INDICATES.

* FOR OTHER AREAS COVERED BY THIS PRODUCT A FORECAST HAS NOT
YET BEEN COMPUTED. THE FORECAST WILL BE EXPANDED IF
NECESSARY IN SUBSEQUENT PRODUCTS.


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

* GOVERNMENT AGENCIES RESPONSIBLE FOR THREATENED COASTAL AREAS
SHOULD TAKE ACTION TO INFORM AND INSTRUCT ANY COASTAL
POPULATIONS AT RISK IN ACCORDANCE WITH THEIR OWN
EVALUATION... PROCEDURES AND THE LEVEL OF THREAT.

* PERSONS LOCATED IN THREATENED COASTAL AREAS SHOULD STAY ALERT
FOR INFORMATION AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS FROM NATIONAL AND
LOCAL AUTHORITIES.


ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL
--------------------------

* ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL -ETA- OF THE INITIAL TSUNAMI WAVE
FOR PLACES WITHIN THREATENED REGIONS ARE GIVEN BELOW. ACTUAL
ARRIVAL TIMES MAY DIFFER AND THE INITIAL WAVE MAY NOT BE THE
LARGEST. A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES AND THE TIME BETWEEN
WAVES CAN BE FIVE MINUTES TO ONE HOUR.

LOCATION REGION COORDINATES ETA(UTC)
------------------------------------------------------------
ANATOM ISLAND VANUATU 20.2S 169.9E 0442 12/05
NOUMEA NEW CALEDONIA 22.3S 166.5E 0525 12/05
ESPERITU SANTO VANUATU 15.1S 167.3E 0539 12/05
SUVA FIJI 18.1S 178.4E 0604 12/05


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

* A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES. THE TIME BETWEEN WAVE CRESTS
CAN VARY FROM 5 MINUTES TO AN HOUR. THE HAZARD MAY PERSIST
FOR MANY HOURS OR LONGER AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE.

* IMPACTS CAN VARY SIGNIFICANTLY FROM ONE SECTION OF COAST TO
THE NEXT DUE TO LOCAL BATHYMETRY AND THE SHAPE AND ELEVATION
OF THE SHORELINE.

* IMPACTS CAN ALSO VARY DEPENDING UPON THE STATE OF THE TIDE AT
THE TIME OF THE MAXIMUM TSUNAMI WAVES.

* PERSONS CAUGHT IN THE WATER OF A TSUNAMI MAY DROWN... BE
CRUSHED BY DEBRIS IN THE WATER... OR BE SWEPT OUT TO SEA.


TSUNAMI OBSERVATIONS
--------------------

* 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)
-------------------------------------------------------------
THIO NEW CALEDONIA 21.6S 166.2E 0526 0.15M/ 0.5FT 10
OUINNE NEW CALEDONI 22.0S 166.7E 0514 0.48M/ 1.6FT 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
--------------------------------------

* THE NEXT MESSAGE WILL BE ISSUED IN ONE HOUR... OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS.

* 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.

$$

>

2018-12-05 05:04

WEPA40 PHEB 050503
TSUPAC

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 3
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
0503 UTC WED DEC 5 2018

...PTWC TSUNAMI THREAT MESSAGE...


**** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****

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.

**** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****

THE TSUNAMI FORECAST IS UPDATED IN THIS MESSAGE.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
---------------------------------

* 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
----------

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

* TSUNAMI WAVES HAVE BEEN OBSERVED.

* BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES ARE
FORECAST FOR SOME COASTS.


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

* TSUNAMI WAVES REACHING 1 TO 3 METERS ABOVE THE TIDE LEVEL ARE
POSSIBLE ALONG SOME COASTS OF

NEW CALEDONIA... AND VANUATU.


* TSUNAMI WAVES REACHING 0.3 TO 1 METERS ABOVE THE TIDE LEVEL
ARE POSSIBLE FOR SOME COASTS OF

FIJI.


* TSUNAMI WAVES ARE FORECAST TO BE LESS THAN 0.3 METERS ABOVE
THE TIDE LEVEL FOR THE COASTS OF

AMERICAN SAMOA... ANTARCTICA... AUSTRALIA... CHILE...
CHINA... CHUUK... COLOMBIA... COOK ISLANDS... COSTA
RICA... ECUADOR... EL SALVADOR... FRENCH POLYNESIA...
GUAM... GUATEMALA... HAWAII... HONDURAS... HOWLAND AND
BAKER... INDONESIA... JAPAN... JARVIS ISLAND... JOHNSTON
ATOLL... KERMADEC ISLANDS... KIRIBATI... KOSRAE...
MALAYSIA... MARSHALL ISLANDS... MEXICO... MIDWAY ISLAND...
NAURU... NEW ZEALAND... NICARAGUA... NIUE... NORTHERN
MARIANAS... NORTHWESTERN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS... PALAU...
PALMYRA ISLAND... PANAMA... PAPUA NEW GUINEA... PERU...
PHILIPPINES... PITCAIRN ISLANDS... POHNPEI... RUSSIA...
SAMOA... SOLOMON ISLANDS... TAIWAN... TOKELAU... TONGA...
TUVALU... WAKE ISLAND... WALLIS AND FUTUNA... AND YAP.


* ACTUAL AMPLITUDES AT THE COAST MAY VARY FROM FORECAST
AMPLITUDES DUE TO UNCERTAINTIES IN THE FORECAST AND LOCAL
FEATURES. IN PARTICULAR MAXIMUM TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ON ATOLLS
AND AT LOCATIONS WITH FRINGING OR BARRIER REEFS WILL LIKELY
BE MUCH SMALLER THAN THE FORECAST INDICATES.

* FOR OTHER AREAS COVERED BY THIS PRODUCT A FORECAST HAS NOT
YET BEEN COMPUTED. THE FORECAST WILL BE EXPANDED IF
NECESSARY IN SUBSEQUENT PRODUCTS.


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

* GOVERNMENT AGENCIES RESPONSIBLE FOR THREATENED COASTAL AREAS
SHOULD TAKE ACTION TO INFORM AND INSTRUCT ANY COASTAL
POPULATIONS AT RISK IN ACCORDANCE WITH THEIR OWN
EVALUATION... PROCEDURES AND THE LEVEL OF THREAT.

* PERSONS LOCATED IN THREATENED COASTAL AREAS SHOULD STAY ALERT
FOR INFORMATION AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS FROM NATIONAL AND
LOCAL AUTHORITIES.


ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL
--------------------------

* ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL -ETA- OF THE INITIAL TSUNAMI WAVE
FOR PLACES WITHIN THREATENED REGIONS ARE GIVEN BELOW. ACTUAL
ARRIVAL TIMES MAY DIFFER AND THE INITIAL WAVE MAY NOT BE THE
LARGEST. A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES AND THE TIME BETWEEN
WAVES CAN BE FIVE MINUTES TO ONE HOUR.

LOCATION REGION COORDINATES ETA(UTC)
------------------------------------------------------------
ANATOM ISLAND VANUATU 20.2S 169.9E 0442 12/05
NOUMEA NEW CALEDONIA 22.3S 166.5E 0525 12/05
ESPERITU SANTO VANUATU 15.1S 167.3E 0539 12/05
SUVA FIJI 18.1S 178.4E 0604 12/05


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

* A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES. THE TIME BETWEEN WAVE CRESTS
CAN VARY FROM 5 MINUTES TO AN HOUR. THE HAZARD MAY PERSIST
FOR MANY HOURS OR LONGER AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE.

* IMPACTS CAN VARY SIGNIFICANTLY FROM ONE SECTION OF COAST TO
THE NEXT DUE TO LOCAL BATHYMETRY AND THE SHAPE AND ELEVATION
OF THE SHORELINE.

* IMPACTS CAN ALSO VARY DEPENDING UPON THE STATE OF THE TIDE AT
THE TIME OF THE MAXIMUM TSUNAMI WAVES.

* PERSONS CAUGHT IN THE WATER OF A TSUNAMI MAY DROWN... BE
CRUSHED BY DEBRIS IN THE WATER... OR BE SWEPT OUT TO SEA.


TSUNAMI OBSERVATIONS
--------------------

* 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)
-------------------------------------------------------------
MARE NEW CALEDONIA 21.5S 167.9E 0454 0.38M/ 1.3FT 04
LENAKEL VU 19.5S 169.3E 0444 0.29M/ 1.0FT 06


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

* THE NEXT MESSAGE WILL BE ISSUED IN ONE HOUR... OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS.

* 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.

$$

>

2018-12-05 04:52

WEPA40 PHEB 050452
TSUPAC

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 2
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
0451 UTC WED DEC 5 2018

...PTWC TSUNAMI THREAT MESSAGE...


**** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****

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.

**** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****

THE TSUNAMI FORECAST IS UPDATED IN THIS MESSAGE.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
---------------------------------

* 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
----------

* 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... HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES ARE
FORECAST FOR SOME COASTS.


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

* TSUNAMI WAVES REACHING 1 TO 3 METERS ABOVE THE TIDE LEVEL ARE
POSSIBLE ALONG SOME COASTS OF

NEW CALEDONIA... AND VANUATU.


* TSUNAMI WAVES REACHING 0.3 TO 1 METERS ABOVE THE TIDE LEVEL
ARE POSSIBLE FOR SOME COASTS OF

FIJI.


* TSUNAMI WAVES ARE FORECAST TO BE LESS THAN 0.3 METERS ABOVE
THE TIDE LEVEL FOR THE COASTS OF

AMERICAN SAMOA... AUSTRALIA... CHUUK... COOK ISLANDS...
FRENCH POLYNESIA... GUAM... HAWAII... HOWLAND AND BAKER...
JAPAN... JARVIS ISLAND... JOHNSTON ATOLL... KERMADEC
ISLANDS... KIRIBATI... KOSRAE... MARSHALL ISLANDS...
NAURU... NEW ZEALAND... NIUE... NORTHERN MARIANAS...
NORTHWESTERN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS... PALMYRA ISLAND... PAPUA
NEW GUINEA... POHNPEI... SAMOA... SOLOMON ISLANDS...
TOKELAU... TONGA... TUVALU... WAKE ISLAND... AND WALLIS
AND FUTUNA.


* ACTUAL AMPLITUDES AT THE COAST MAY VARY FROM FORECAST
AMPLITUDES DUE TO UNCERTAINTIES IN THE FORECAST AND LOCAL
FEATURES. IN PARTICULAR MAXIMUM TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ON ATOLLS
AND AT LOCATIONS WITH FRINGING OR BARRIER REEFS WILL LIKELY
BE MUCH SMALLER THAN THE FORECAST INDICATES.

* FOR OTHER AREAS COVERED BY THIS PRODUCT A FORECAST HAS NOT
YET BEEN COMPUTED. THE FORECAST WILL BE EXPANDED IF
NECESSARY IN SUBSEQUENT PRODUCTS.


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

* GOVERNMENT AGENCIES RESPONSIBLE FOR THREATENED COASTAL AREAS
SHOULD TAKE ACTION TO INFORM AND INSTRUCT ANY COASTAL
POPULATIONS AT RISK IN ACCORDANCE WITH THEIR OWN
EVALUATION... PROCEDURES AND THE LEVEL OF THREAT.

* PERSONS LOCATED IN THREATENED COASTAL AREAS SHOULD STAY ALERT
FOR INFORMATION AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS FROM NATIONAL AND
LOCAL AUTHORITIES.


ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL
--------------------------

* ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL -ETA- OF THE INITIAL TSUNAMI WAVE
FOR PLACES WITHIN THREATENED REGIONS ARE GIVEN BELOW. ACTUAL
ARRIVAL TIMES MAY DIFFER AND THE INITIAL WAVE MAY NOT BE THE
LARGEST. A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES AND THE TIME BETWEEN
WAVES CAN BE FIVE MINUTES TO ONE HOUR.

LOCATION REGION COORDINATES ETA(UTC)
------------------------------------------------------------
ANATOM ISLAND VANUATU 20.2S 169.9E 0442 12/05
NOUMEA NEW CALEDONIA 22.3S 166.5E 0525 12/05
ESPERITU SANTO VANUATU 15.1S 167.3E 0539 12/05
SUVA FIJI 18.1S 178.4E 0604 12/05


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

* A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES. THE TIME BETWEEN WAVE CRESTS
CAN VARY FROM 5 MINUTES TO AN HOUR. THE HAZARD MAY PERSIST
FOR MANY HOURS OR LONGER AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE.

* IMPACTS CAN VARY SIGNIFICANTLY FROM ONE SECTION OF COAST TO
THE NEXT DUE TO LOCAL BATHYMETRY AND THE SHAPE AND ELEVATION
OF THE SHORELINE.

* IMPACTS CAN ALSO VARY DEPENDING UPON THE STATE OF THE TIDE AT
THE TIME OF THE MAXIMUM TSUNAMI WAVES.

* PERSONS CAUGHT IN THE WATER OF A TSUNAMI MAY DROWN... BE
CRUSHED BY DEBRIS IN THE WATER... OR BE SWEPT OUT TO SEA.


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

* THE NEXT MESSAGE WILL BE ISSUED IN ONE HOUR... OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS.

* 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.

$$

>

2018-12-05 04:30

WEIO20 DEMS 050428

---------------------------------------------------------------------
TSUNAMI BULLETIN NOTIFICATION MESSAGE NUMBER 1
IOTWMS TSUNAMI SERVICE PROVIDER INDIA (ITEWC)
ISSUED AT 0428 UTC WEDNESDAY 05 DECEMBER 2018
---------------------------------------------------------------------
TO: INDIAN OCEAN NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTRES (NTWC)
FROM: IOTWMS-TSP INDIA

NOTIFICATION:
IOTWMS-TSP INDIA HAS JUST ISSUED TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 1 FOR
THE INDIAN OCEAN, BASED ON THE FOLLOWING EARTHQUAKE EVENT:

MAGNITUDE: 7.5 M
DEPTH: 10 km
DATE: 05 DEC 2018
ORIGIN TIME: 0418UTC
LATITUDE: 22.08 S
LONGITUDE: 169.42 E
LOCATION: SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS

TO VIEW THE BULLETIN GO TO THE IOTWMS-TSP INDIA WEBSITE AT:

http://www.incois.gov.in/tsunami/Login.jsp?eventid=incois2018xtwo&bno=1&type=I&bfid=TSP

NOTE: THIS IS A RESTRICTED-ACCESS WEBSITE CONTAINING TECHNICAL DATA
FOR INDIAN OCEAN NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTRES ONLY. IT IS NOT
FOR GENERAL PUBLIC ACCESS.

GENERAL PUBLIC INFORMATION FOR THIS EVENT IS AVAILABLE FROM:

INDIAN TSUNAMI EARLY WARNING CENTRE (ITEWC)
INDIAN NATIONAL CENTRE FOR OCEAN INFORMATION SERVICES (INCOIS)
ADDRESS:"OCEAN VALLEY", PRAGATHI NAGAR (BO), NIZAMPET (SO),
HYDERABAD - 500 090, INDIA
PHONE: 91-40-23895011
FAX: 91-40-23895012
EMAIL: tsunami@incois.gov.in
WEB: www.incois.gov.in

END OF NOTIFICATION MESSAGE
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

>

2018-12-05 04:29

WEIO24 AMMC 050428
---------------------------------------------------------------------
TSUNAMI BULLETIN NOTIFICATION MESSAGE NUMBER 1
IOTWMS TSUNAMI SERVICE PROVIDER AUSTRALIA [JATWC]
ISSUED AT 0428 UTC WEDNESDAY 05 DECEMBER 2018
---------------------------------------------------------------------
TO: INDIAN OCEAN NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTRES [NTWCs]
FROM: IOTWMS-TSP AUSTRALIA

NOTIFICATION:
IOTWMS-TSP AUSTRALIA HAS JUST ISSUED TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 1
FOR THE INDIAN OCEAN, BASED ON THE FOLLOWING EARTHQUAKE EVENT:

MAGNITUDE: 7.5 MWP
DEPTH: 42KM
DATE: 05 DEC 2018
ORIGIN TIME: 0418 UTC
LATITUDE: 21.96S
LONGITUDE: 169.46E
LOCATION: SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS

TO VIEW THE BULLETIN GO TO THE IOTWMS-TSP AUSTRALIA WEBSITE AT:

http://reg.bom.gov.au/tsunami/rtsp/index.shtml

NOTE: THIS IS A RESTRICTED-ACCESS WEBSITE CONTAINING TECHNICAL DATA
FOR NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTRES ONLY. IT IS NOT FOR GENERAL
PUBLIC ACCESS.

GENERAL PUBLIC INFORMATION FOR THIS EVENT IS AVAILABLE FROM:

JOINT AUSTRALIAN TSUNAMI WARNING CENTRE [JATWC]
BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA
http://www.bom.gov.au/tsunami

END OF NOTIFICATION MESSAGE
---------------------------------------------------------------------

>

2018-12-05 04:28

WEAK53 PAAQ 050427
TIBAK1

Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
827 PM PST Tue Dec 4 2018

...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR ALASKA, BRITISH
COLUMBIA, WASHINGTON, OREGON AND CALIFORNIA...

EVALUATION
----------
* There is no tsunami danger for the U.S. West Coast, British
Columbia, or Alaska.

* Based on earthquake information and historic tsunami records,
the earthquake is not expected 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 7.6
* Origin Time 1918 AKST Dec 04 2018
2018 PST Dec 04 2018
0418 UTC Dec 05 2018
* Coordinates 22.1 South 169.2 East
* Depth 6 miles
* Location in the Loyalty Islands region


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
--------------------------------------
* Refer to the internet site tsunami.gov for more information.

* Pacific coastal regions outside California, Oregon, Washington,
British Columbia, and Alaska should refer to the Pacific Tsunami
Warning Center messages at tsunami.gov.

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

$$

>

2018-12-05 04:27

WEIO22 WIIX 050427
TSP-INATEWS-20181205-0427-001
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
TSUNAMI BULLETIN NOTIFICATION MESSAGE NUMBER 1
IOTWMS TSUNAMI SERVICE PROVIDER INDONESIA (INATEWS-BMKG)
ISSUED AT 0427 UTC, WEDNESDAY, 05 DECEMBER 2018
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
TO: INDIAN OCEAN NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTRES (NTWC)
FROM: IOTWMS-TSP INDONESIA

NOTIFICATION:
IOTWMS-TSP INDONESIA HAS JUST ISSUED TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 1 FOR
THE INDIAN OCEAN, BASED ON THE FOLLOWING EARTHQUAKE EVENT:

MAGNITUDE : 7.6 MWP
DEPTH : 39KM
DATE : 05 DEC 2018
ORIGIN TIME: 04:18:12 UTC
LATITUDE : 21.93S
LONGITUDE : 169.55E
LOCATION : SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS

TO VIEW THE BULLETIN GO TO THE IOTWMS-TSP INDONESIA WEBSITE AT:

HTTP://RTSP.BMKG.GO.ID

NOTE: THIS IS A RESTRICTED-ACCESS WEBSITE CONTAINING TECHNICAL DATA
FOR INDIAN OCEAN NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTRES ONLY. IT IS NOT
FOR GENERAL PUBLIC ACCESS.

GENERAL PUBLIC INFORMATION FOR THIS EVENT IS AVAILABLE FROM:

INDONESIA TSUNAMI EARLY WARNING SYSTEM (INATEWS)
THE AGENCY FOR METEOROLOGY CLIMATOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS (BMKG)
ADDRESS: JL. ANGKASA I NO.2 KEMAYORAN, JAKARTA, INDONESIA, 10720
TEL.: 62 (21) 65867045
FAX: 62 (21) 6546316
P.O. BOX 3540 JAKARTA
WEBSITE: HTTP://RTSP.BMKG.GO.ID/PUBLICBULL.PHP
EMAIL : INARTSP@BMKG.GO.ID
MONITRTWP@BMKG.GO.ID

END OF NOTIFICATION MESSAGE
--------------------------------------------------------------

>

2018-12-05 04:25

WEPA40 PHEB 050425
TSUPAC

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
0424 UTC WED DEC 5 2018

...PTWC TSUNAMI THREAT MESSAGE...


**** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****

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.

**** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
---------------------------------

* 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
----------

* 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 THE PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS... HAZARDOUS
TSUNAMI WAVES ARE POSSIBLE FOR COASTS LOCATED WITHIN 1000 KM
OF THE EARTHQUAKE EPICENTER.


TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST
-----------------------

* HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE ARE POSSIBLE
WITHIN 1000 KM OF THE EPICENTER ALONG THE COASTS OF

VANUATU AND NEW CALEDONIA


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

* GOVERNMENT AGENCIES RESPONSIBLE FOR THREATENED COASTAL AREAS
SHOULD TAKE ACTION TO INFORM AND INSTRUCT ANY COASTAL
POPULATIONS AT RISK IN ACCORDANCE WITH THEIR OWN
EVALUATION... PROCEDURES AND THE LEVEL OF THREAT.

* PERSONS LOCATED IN THREATENED COASTAL AREAS SHOULD STAY ALERT
FOR INFORMATION AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS FROM NATIONAL AND
LOCAL AUTHORITIES.


ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL
--------------------------

* ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL -ETA- OF THE INITIAL TSUNAMI WAVE
FOR PLACES WITH A POTENTIAL TSUNAMI THREAT. ACTUAL ARRIVAL
TIMES MAY DIFFER AND THE INITIAL WAVE MAY NOT BE THE
LARGEST. A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES AND THE TIME BETWEEN
WAVES CAN BE FIVE MINUTES TO ONE HOUR.

LOCATION REGION COORDINATES ETA(UTC)
------------------------------------------------------------
ANATOM ISLAND VANUATU 20.2S 169.9E 0442 12/05
NOUMEA NEW CALEDONIA 22.3S 166.5E 0525 12/05
ESPERITU SANTO VANUATU 15.1S 167.3E 0539 12/05


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

* A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES. THE TIME BETWEEN WAVE CRESTS
CAN VARY FROM 5 MINUTES TO AN HOUR. THE HAZARD MAY PERSIST
FOR MANY HOURS OR LONGER AFTER THE INITIAL WAVE.

* IMPACTS CAN VARY SIGNIFICANTLY FROM ONE SECTION OF COAST TO
THE NEXT DUE TO LOCAL BATHYMETRY AND THE SHAPE AND ELEVATION
OF THE SHORELINE.

* IMPACTS CAN ALSO VARY DEPENDING UPON THE STATE OF THE TIDE AT
THE TIME OF THE MAXIMUM TSUNAMI WAVES.

* PERSONS CAUGHT IN THE WATER OF A TSUNAMI MAY DROWN... BE
CRUSHED BY DEBRIS IN THE WATER... OR BE SWEPT OUT TO SEA.


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

* THE NEXT MESSAGE WILL BE ISSUED IN ONE HOUR... OR SOONER IF
THE SITUATION WARRANTS.

* 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.

$$

>