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NWPTA FORECAST POINTS AND COASTAL BLOCKS

Coastal Block

Forecast Point Latitude Longitude Number
in Fig.
EAST COASTS OF
KAMCHATKA
PENINSULA
UST_KAMCHATSK 56.1N 162.6E 1
PETROPAVLOVSK_K 53.2N 159.6E 2
KURIL ISLANDS SEVERO_KURILSK 50.8N 156.1E 3
URUP_IS. 46.1N 150.5E 4
SOUTH COASTS OF
KOREAN
PENINSULA
BUSAN 35.2N 129.1E 5
NOHWA 34.2N 126.6E 6
SEOGWIPO 33.2N 126.5E 7
EAST COASTS OF
TAIWAN
HUALIEN 24.0N 121.6E 8
EAST COASTS OF
PHILIPPINES
BASCO 20.4N 122.0E 9
PALANAN 17.2N 122.6E 10
LEGASPI 13.2N 123.8E 11
LAOANG 12.6N 125.0E 12
MADRID 09.2N 126.0E 13
DAVAO 06.9N 125.7E 14
NORTH COASTS OF
IRIAN JAYA
BEREBERE 02.5N 128.7E 15
PATANI 00.4N 128.8E 16
SORONG 00.8S 131.1E 17
MANOKWARI 00.8S 134.2E 18
WARSA 00.6S 135.8E 19
JAYAPURA 02.4S 140.8E 20
NORTH COASTS OF
PAPUA NEW
GUINEA
VANIMO 02.6S 141.3E 21
WEWAK 03.5S 143.7E 22
MADANG 05.2S 145.8E 23
MANUS_IS. 02.0S 147.5E 24
RABAUL 04.2S 152.3E 25
KAVIENG 02.5S 150.7E 26
KIMBE 05.6S 150.2E 27
KIETA 06.1S 155.6E 28
MARIANA ISLANDS GUAM 13.4N 144.7E 29
SAIPAN 15.3N 145.8E 30
PALAU MALAKAL 07.3N 134.5E 31
MICRONESIA YAP_IS. 09.5N 138.1E 32
CHUUK_IS. 07.4N 151.8E 33
POHNPEI_IS. 07.0N 158.2E 34
KOSRAE_IS. 05.5N 163.0E 35
MARSHALL
ISLANDS
ENIWETOK 11.4N 162.3E 36
NORTH COASTS OF
SOLOMON ISLANDS
PANGGOE 06.9S 157.2E 37
AUKI 08.8S 160.6E 38
KIRAKIRA 10.4S 161.9E 39
SOLOMON SEA MUNDA 08.4S 157.2EM 40
HONIARA 09.3S 160.0E 41
COASTS OF SOUTH CHINA SEA HONG_KONG 22.3N 114.2E 42
SANYA 18.2N 109.5E 43
COASTS OF GULF
OF TONKIN
VINH 18.6N 105.7E 44
EAST COASTS OF
INDO CHINA
PENINSULA
QUI_NHON 13.7N 109.2E 45
BAC_LIEU 09.3N 105.8E 46
GULF OF
THAILAND
PRACHUAP_KHIRI_KHAN 11.8N 099.8E 47
SIHANOUKVILLE 10.6N 103.6E 48
NAKHON_SI_THAMMARAT 08.4N 100.0E 49
NORTHWEST
COASTS OF
KALIMANTAN
MUARA 05.0N 115.1E 50
BINTULU 03.2N 113.0E 51
WEST COASTS OF
PHILIPPINES
LAOAG 18.2N 120.6E 52
SAN_FERNANDO 16.6N 120.3E 53
MANILA 14.6N 121.0E 54
SULU SEA ILOILO 10.7N 122.5E 55
PUERTO_PRINCESA 09.8N 118.8E 56
SANDAKAN 05.9N 118.1E 57
EAST COASTS OF
MALAY
PENINSULA
KUARA_TERENGGANU 05.3N 103.2E 58
SINGAPORE 01.3N 103.9E 59
CELEBES SEA ZAMBOANGA 06.9N 122.1E 60
TARAKAN 03.3N 117.6E 61
MANADO 01.6N 124.9E 62
TOLITOLI 01.1N 120.8E 63
NATUNA SEA SINGKAWANG 01.0N 109.0E 64
PANGKALPINANG 02.1S 106.1E 65





Area of responsibility of the Northwest Pacific Tsunami Advisory Center and the forecast points
The geographical area covered by NWPTAs (shaded area) and the forecast points used (open circles). The numbers at each point correspond to those in the column on the right of the table.

See the technical description page for related information.

The figures on this page were created using Generic Mapping Tools open-source software (GMT; Wessel, P. and W. H. F. Smith, New, improved version of Generic Mapping Tools released, EOS Trans. Amer. Geophys. U., Vol. 79 (47), pp. 579, 1998).