M 7.7 in New Caledonia on 19 May 2023 02:57 UTC

2023-05-19 03:04 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 7.7
  • Origin time 1857 akdt MAY 18.2023 1957 pdt MAY 18 2023 0257 UTC MAY 19
  • Coordinates 23.2 SOUTH 170 7 east
  • Depth 6 miles
  • Location in the loyalty ISLANDS region 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