New Caledonia (France) + 2 more

Tsunami (Pacific Ocean - Regional) - Southeast Of Loyalty Islands - 7.6 Tsunami Travel Time - 05 December 2018 0418 UTC Earthquake Epicenter (Lat/Lon): -22.1,169.2

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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... 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.