8.9 Magnitute Earthquake Hits Japan; Major Tsunami Warnings

8.9 Magnitute Earthquake Hits Japan; Major Tsunami Warnings

Aloha all!  Drudge Report has all the details on the massive 8.9 Mag. earthquake that has hit northern Japan.  Here in the islands we are getting ready for the  first tsunami wave forecast for 3am.  I will check back in with more information as necessary.  Do not worry about the Monster and RedLemur; we are prepared.

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Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issues guidelines

Posted: Mar 10, 2011 10:11 PM HST

Updated: Mar 10, 2011 10:16 PM HST

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – A Tsunami Warning has been issued for the State of Hawaii by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. The first of several waves resulting from a severe earthquake off Honshu Japan is expected to arrive in the State at approximately 2:55 a.m.

Tsunamis pose a serious threat to ALL coastal areas of Oahu; repeat ALL coastal areas of Oahu. Residents living in coastal tsunami evacuation zones on Oahu as identified in the maps in the front of the telephone white page directory should begin evacuation immediately when outdoor warning sirens sound.

 

 

UPDATE: Alii Drive in Kona (Big Island) has taken damage. Big Island residents are still under evacuation order while the damage is being assessed.

Alii Drive, Big Island, Hawaii (H/T Hawaii Free Press)

Time lapse of several waves hitting Alii Drive, Kona Coast

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