M 6.6 in Vanuatu on 02 Mar 2023 18:04 UTC

2023-03-02 18:15 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 6.8
  • Origin time 0905 akst mar 02.2023 1005 pst mar 02 2023 1805 UTC mar 02
  • Coordinates 15.5 SOUTH 166 3 east
  • Depth 21 miles
  • Location near the VANUATU ISLANDS 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