M 6.5 in Papua New Guinea on 01 Mar 2023 05:36 UTC

2023-03-01 05:47 message from NTWC

Key information extracted from original GTS message :

  • 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 6.5
  • Origin time 2036 akst feb 28.2023 2136 pst feb 28 2023 0536 UTC mar 01
  • Coordinates 4.8 SOUTH 149 6 east
  • Depth 362 miles
  • Location near the bismarck sea 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