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

2023-05-19 03:03 message from NTWC

Key information extracted from original GTS message :

  • An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.7 occurred southeast of the loyalty ISLANDS at 0257 UTC on friday MAY 19 2023
  • Based on the preliminary earthquake parameters hazardous TSUNAMI waves are possible for coasts located within 1000 km of the earthquake epicenter
Threat Forecast

  • Hazardous TSUNAMI waves from this earthquake are possible within 1000 km of the epicenter along the coasts of vanuatu... NEW CALEDONIA and FIJI