M 7.5 Earthquake and Tsunami (1.2 m) in New Britain Region, P.N.G. on 14 May 2019 12:58 UTC

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2019-05-14 14:35

WEPA40 PHEB 141435
TSUPAC

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 3
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
1430 UTC TUE MAY 14 2019

...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. NO TSUNAMI
WAVES WERE OBSERVED AT THE CLOSEST SEA LEVEL GAGUES, HOWEVER
HERE ARE NO SEA LEVEL GAUGES NEAR THE EPICENTER.


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

* MAGNITUDE 7.7
* ORIGIN TIME 1258 UTC MAY 14 2019
* COORDINATES 4.2 SOUTH 152.5 EAST
* DEPTH 10 KM / 6 MILES
* LOCATION NEW BRITAIN REGION PAPUA NEW GUINEA


EVALUATION
----------

* AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 7.7 OCCURRED IN
THE NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA AT 1258 UTC ON
TUESDAY MAY 14 2019.

* 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.


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.

* 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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2019-05-14 13:58

WEPA40 PHEB 141357
TSUPAC

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 2
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
1356 UTC TUE MAY 14 2019

...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 7.7
* ORIGIN TIME 1258 UTC MAY 14 2019
* COORDINATES 4.2 SOUTH 152.5 EAST
* DEPTH 10 KM / 6 MILES
* LOCATION NEW BRITAIN REGION PAPUA NEW GUINEA


EVALUATION
----------

* AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 7.7 OCCURRED IN
THE NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA AT 1258 UTC ON
TUESDAY MAY 14 2019.

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


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

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

PAPUA NEW GUINEA.


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

GUAM... INDONESIA... JAPAN... MARSHALL ISLANDS... NEW
CALEDONIA... PALAU... PHILIPPINES... POHNPEI... SOLOMON
ISLANDS... TAIWAN... AND VANUATU.


* 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)
------------------------------------------------------------
RABAUL PAPUA NEW GUINEA 4.2S 152.3E 1303 05/14
KAVIENG PAPUA NEW GUINEA 2.5S 150.7E 1356 05/14


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.

* 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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2019-05-14 13:29

WEIO24 AMMC 141328
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TSUNAMI BULLETIN NOTIFICATION MESSAGE NUMBER 1
IOTWMS TSUNAMI SERVICE PROVIDER AUSTRALIA [JATWC]
ISSUED AT 1328 UTC TUESDAY 14 MAY 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: 7.5 MWP
DEPTH: 26KM
DATE: 14 MAY 2019
ORIGIN TIME: 1258 UTC
LATITUDE: 4.02S
LONGITUDE: 152.56E
LOCATION: NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.

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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2019-05-14 13:20

WEPA40 RJTD 141319
TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001
ISSUED BY NWPTAC(JMA)
ISSUED AT 1319Z 14 MAY 2019
PART 01 OF 01 PARTS

HYPOCENTRAL PARAMETERS
ORIGIN TIME:1258Z 14 MAY 2019
PRELIMINARY EPICENTER:LAT04.2SOUTH LON152.5EAST
NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.
BISMARCK AND SOLOMON ISLANDS
MAG:7.7
BY PTWC

EVALUATION
THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF A DESTRUCTIVE REGIONAL TSUNAMI

THIS BULLETIN IS FOR
NORTH COASTS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA
MICRONESIA
SOLOMON SEA

ESTIMATED TSUNAMI ARRIVAL TIMES AND WAVE AMPLITUDES
NORTH COASTS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA
LOCATION COORDINATES ARRIVAL TIME AMPL
RABAUL 04.2S 152.3E 1322Z 14 MAY 0.3-1M
MICRONESIA
LOCATION COORDINATES ARRIVAL TIME AMPL
KOSRAE_IS. 05.5N 163.0E 1536Z 14 MAY 0.3-1M
SOLOMON SEA
LOCATION COORDINATES ARRIVAL TIME AMPL
AMUN 06.0S 154.7E 1319Z 14 MAY 1-3M

AMPL - MAXIMUM AMPLITUDE IN METERS FROM THE
UNDISTURBED SEA LEVEL TO THE CREST

IN SOME COASTAL AREAS (PARTICULARLY NEAR THE EPICENTER),
TSUNAMI WAVES MAY BE HIGHER AND/OR ARRIVE EARLIER THAN
ESTIMATED FOR NEARBY FORECAST POINTS.
AUTHORITIES SHOULD BE AWARE OF THIS POSSIBILITY.

THE EVALUATION OF TSUNAMIGENIC POTENTIAL AND ESTIMATED
ARRIVAL TIMES FOR TSUNAMI WAVES MAY ALSO DIFFER FROM
THOSE OF PTWC DUE TO DIFFERENCES IN ESTIMATED EARTHQUAKE
PARAMETERS AND THE TSUNAMI FORECAST MODEL.
AUTHORITIES SHOULD REFER TO EARLIER ARRIVAL TIMES
FOR GREATEST SAFETY.

THIS WILL BE THE FINAL BULLETIN UNLESS CHANGES IN THE POTENTIAL
FOR TSUNAMI GENERATION ARE DEEMED POSSIBLE BASED ON EARTHQUAKE
RE-EVALUATION OR REPORTS INDICATING TSUNAMI OBSERVATION ARE
RECEIVED.

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2019-05-14 13:11

WEIO20 DEMS 141310

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TSUNAMI BULLETIN NOTIFICATION MESSAGE NUMBER 1
IOTWMS TSUNAMI SERVICE PROVIDER INDIA (ITEWC)
ISSUED AT 1310 UTC TUESDAY 14 MAY 2019
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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: 7.4 M
DEPTH: 10 km
DATE: 14 MAY 2019
ORIGIN TIME: 1258UTC
LATITUDE: 4.3 S
LONGITUDE: 152.58 E
LOCATION: NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.

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

http://www.incois.gov.in/tsunami/Login.jsp?eventid=incois2019jjzp&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
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2019-05-14 13:09

WEAK53 PAAQ 141309
TIBAK1

Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer AK
609 AM PDT Tue May 14 2019

...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 of the earthquake and changes may occur.

* Magnitude 7.7
* Origin Time 0459 AKDT May 14 2019
0559 PDT May 14 2019
1259 UTC May 14 2019
* Coordinates 4.2 South 152.5 East
* Depth 6 miles
* Location in the New Britain region, PNG


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.

$$

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2019-05-14 13:08

WEPA40 PHEB 141307
TSUPAC

TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
1307 UTC TUE MAY 14 2019

...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 7.7
* ORIGIN TIME 1258 UTC MAY 14 2019
* COORDINATES 4.2 SOUTH 152.5 EAST
* DEPTH 10 KM / 6 MILES
* LOCATION NEW BRITAIN REGION PAPUA NEW GUINEA


EVALUATION
----------

* AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 7.7 OCCURRED IN
THE NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA AT 1258 UTC ON
TUESDAY MAY 14 2019.

* 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

PAPUA NEW GUINEA AND SOLOMON ISLANDS


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)
------------------------------------------------------------
RABAUL PAPUA NEW GUINEA 4.2S 152.3E 1303 05/14
AMUN PAPUA NEW GUINEA 6.0S 154.7E 1336 05/14
ULAMONA PAPUA NEW GUINEA 5.0S 151.3E 1338 05/14
FALAMAE SOLOMON ISLANDS 7.4S 155.6E 1341 05/14
WOODLARK ISLAND PAPUA NEW GUINEA 9.0S 152.9E 1344 05/14
KIETA PAPUA NEW GUINEA 6.1S 155.6E 1354 05/14
KAVIENG PAPUA NEW GUINEA 2.5S 150.7E 1356 05/14
LAE PAPUA NEW GUINEA 6.8S 147.0E 1407 05/14
PANGGOE SOLOMON ISLANDS 6.9S 157.2E 1408 05/14
MUNDA SOLOMON ISLANDS 8.4S 157.2E 1412 05/14
MANUS ISLAND PAPUA NEW GUINEA 2.0S 147.5E 1422 05/14
MADANG PAPUA NEW GUINEA 5.2S 145.8E 1440 05/14
GHATERE SOLOMON ISLANDS 7.8S 159.2E 1440 05/14
WEWAK PAPUA NEW GUINEA 3.5S 143.6E 1509 05/14
PORT MORESBY PAPUA NEW GUINEA 9.3S 146.9E 1549 05/14


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.

* 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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2019-05-14 13:07

WEIO22 WIIX 141306
TSP-INATEWS-20190514-1306-001
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TSUNAMI BULLETIN NOTIFICATION MESSAGE NUMBER 1
IOTWMS TSUNAMI SERVICE PROVIDER INDONESIA (INATEWS-BMKG)
ISSUED AT 1306 UTC, TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2019
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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 : 7.5 MWP
DEPTH : 72KM
DATE : 14 MAY 2019
ORIGIN TIME: 12:58:32 UTC
LATITUDE : 4.10S
LONGITUDE : 152.58E
LOCATION : NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.

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
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