2021/05/19 10:13 Weathernews
* The epicenter is from the United States Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center (USGS, NEIC).
From the magnitude of the earthquake, it is estimated that there will be no impact from the tsunami.
Observed tsunami height (announced at 3:28 PTWC)
0.78m Vanuatu Tanna Island
0.75m Great Barrier Island, New Zealand
0.48m Kingston, Norfolk Island
0.29m French New Caledonia Uwanne
According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC), there is a risk of a tsunami of 0.3m to 1m in the following countries and regions.
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the coasts where slight sea level fluctuations are expected in the country are as follows.
Although it is not possible to make a strict comparison, it seems to be a tremor equivalent to a seismic intensity of about 3 when converted to the Japan Meteorological Agency seismic intensity class.
The focal mechanism of this earthquake seems to be a type with a tension axis in the southwest-northeast direction (normal fault type including strike-slip component).