M 6.6 in Vanuatu on 15 Jan 2019 18:06 UTC

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2019-01-15 18:26

WEPA40 RJTD 151826
TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001
ISSUED BY NWPTAC(JMA)
ISSUED AT 1826Z 15 JAN 2019
PART 01 OF 01 PARTS

HYPOCENTRAL PARAMETERS
ORIGIN TIME:1807Z 15 JAN 2019
PRELIMINARY EPICENTER:LAT13.4SOUTH LON166.6EAST
VANUATU ISLANDS
VANUATU ISLANDS
MAG:6.8
BY PTWC

EVALUATION
THERE IS A VERY SMALL POSSIBILITY OF A DESTRUCTIVE LOCAL TSUNAMI

ESTIMATION AT THE FORECAST POINTS - NO TSUNAMIS WITH
AMPLITUDE OF 0.5 METER OR OVER ARE EXPECTED AT ANY OF THEM.

HOWEVER AT SOME COASTS, PARTICULARLY THOSE NEAR THE EPICENTER, HIGHER
TSUNAMIS MAY ARRIVE THAN OUR ESTIMATION
AUTHORITIES SHOULD BE AWARE OF THIS POSSIBILITY.

THIS WILL BE THE FINAL BULLETIN UNLESS THERE ARE CHANGES ABOUT
THE POTENTIAL OF TSUNAMI GENERATION BY RE-EVALUATION OF THE
EARTHQUAKE OR THERE ARE REPORTS ON TSUNAMI OBSERVATIONS.

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2019-01-15 18:21

WEIO24 AMMC 151820
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TSUNAMI BULLETIN NOTIFICATION MESSAGE NUMBER 1
IOTWMS TSUNAMI SERVICE PROVIDER AUSTRALIA [JATWC]
ISSUED AT 1820 UTC TUESDAY 15 JANUARY 2019
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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: 6.6 MWP
DEPTH: 40KM
DATE: 15 JAN 2019
ORIGIN TIME: 1806 UTC
LATITUDE: 13.44S
LONGITUDE: 166.57E
LOCATION: VANUATU 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
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2019-01-15 18:17

WEAK53 PAAQ 151816
TIBAK1

Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
1016 AM PST Tue Jan 15 2019

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

EVALUATION
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* 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
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* The following parameters are based on a rapid preliminary
assessment and changes may occur.

* Magnitude 6.8
* Origin Time 0907 AKST Jan 15 2019
1007 PST Jan 15 2019
1807 UTC Jan 15 2019
* Coordinates 13.4 South 166.6 East
* Depth 6 miles
* Location near the Vanuatu Islands


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NEXT UPDATE
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* 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.

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2019-01-15 18:16

WEPA42 PHEB 151815
TIBPAC

TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
1815 UTC TUE JAN 15 2019

...PTWC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT...


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

THIS STATEMENT 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
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* MAGNITUDE 6.8
* ORIGIN TIME 1807 UTC JAN 15 2019
* COORDINATES 13.4 SOUTH 166.6 EAST
* DEPTH 10 KM / 6 MILES
* LOCATION VANUATU


EVALUATION
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* AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 6.8 OCCURRED IN
THE VANUATU ISLANDS AT 1807 UTC ON TUESDAY JANUARY 15 2019.

* BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT
FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE.


RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
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* NO ACTION IS REQUIRED.


NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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* THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
ADDITIONAL DATA ARE 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.

* FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THIS EVENT MAY BE FOUND 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
WWW.TSUNAMI.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 WWW.TSUNAMI.GOV.

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