Northwest Pacific Tsunami Advisory 2018-03-29T21:42:00Z

WEPA40 RJTD 292142

TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001

ISSUED BY NWPTAC(JMA)

ISSUED AT 2142Z 29 MAR 2018

PART 01 OF 01 PARTS

HYPOCENTRAL PARAMETERS

ORIGIN TIME:2126Z 29 MAR 2018

PRELIMINARY EPICENTER:LAT05.6SOUTH LON151.6EAST

NEW BRITAIN, PAPUA NEW GUINEA, REGION

BISMARCK AND SOLOMON ISLANDS

MAG:7.2

BY PTWC

EVALUATION

THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF A DESTRUCTIVE LOCAL TSUNAMI

NEAR THE EPICENTER

THIS BULLETIN IS FOR

NORTH COASTS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA

ESTIMATED TSUNAMI ARRIVAL TIME AND ESTIMATED TSUNAMI WAVE AMPLITUDE

NORTH COASTS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA

LOCATION COORDINATES ARRIVAL TIME AMPL

RABAUL 04.2S 152.3E 2148Z 29 MAR 0.5M

AMPL – AMPLITUDE IN METERS FROM MIDDLE TO CREST

HOWEVER AT SOME COASTS, PARTICULARLY THOSE NEAR THE EPICENTER, HIGHER

TSUNAMIS MAY ARRIVE THAN OUR ESTIMATION AT THE NEARBY

FORECAST POINTS

AUTHORITIES SHOULD BE AWARE OF THIS POSSIBILITY.

FURTHERMORE THE EVALUATION OF TSUNAMIGENIC POTENTIAL AND ESTIMATED

ARRIVAL TIME OF TSUNAMIS MAY BE DIFFERENT FROM THOSE OF PTWC

DUE TO DIFFERENCES IN THE ESTIMATED EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS

AUTHORITIES SHOULD USE THE EARLIEST ARRIVAL TIMES FOR

GREATEST SAFETY.

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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Northwest Pacific Tsunami Advisory 2018-03-26T10:14:00Z

WEPA40 RJTD 261014

TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001

ISSUED BY NWPTAC(JMA)

ISSUED AT 1014Z 26 MAR 2018

PART 01 OF 01 PARTS

HYPOCENTRAL PARAMETERS

ORIGIN TIME:0951Z 26 MAR 2018

PRELIMINARY EPICENTER:LAT05.7SOUTH LON151.5EAST

NEW BRITAIN, PAPUA NEW GUINEA, REGION

BISMARCK AND SOLOMON ISLANDS

MAG:7.0

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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Northwest Pacific Tsunami Advisory 2018-03-24T11:43:00Z

WEPA40 RJTD 241143

TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001

ISSUED BY NWPTAC(JMA)

ISSUED AT 1143Z 24 MAR 2018

PART 01 OF 01 PARTS

HYPOCENTRAL PARAMETERS

ORIGIN TIME:1124Z 24 MAR 2018

PRELIMINARY EPICENTER:LAT05.7SOUTH LON151.5EAST

NEW BRITAIN, PAPUA NEW GUINEA, REGION

BISMARCK AND SOLOMON 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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Northwest Pacific Tsunami Advisory 2018-03-15T05:00:00Z

WEPA40 RJTD 150500

NWPTA COMMUNICATIONS TEST

ISSUED BY NWPTAC(JMA)

ISSUED AT 0500Z 15 MAR 2018

THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE.

THIS TEST MESSAGE IS SENT TO EACH RECIPIENT ORGANIZATION

IN ORDER TO EXAMINE THE COMMUNICATIONS STATUS.

PLEASE COMPLETE AND RETURN THE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FORM ENCLOSED WITH

IOC CIRCULAR LETTER NO. 2716, BY TELEFAX AND/OR E-MAIL TO:

+81 3 3215 2963

HOKUSEI AT EQVOL2.KISHOU.GO.JP

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Northwest Pacific Tsunami Advisory 2018-03-08T18:00:00Z

WEPA40 RJTD 081800

TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001

ISSUED BY NWPTAC(JMA)

ISSUED AT 1800Z 08 MAR 2018

PART 01 OF 01 PARTS

HYPOCENTRAL PARAMETERS

ORIGIN TIME:1740Z 08 MAR 2018

PRELIMINARY EPICENTER:LAT04.3SOUTH LON153.4EAST

NEW IRELAND, PAPUA NEW GUINEA, REGION

BISMARCK AND SOLOMON ISLANDS

MAG:7.0

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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