Saturday, February 27, 2010

Huge quake hits Chile ... tsumani could hit Hawaii

Chili has been hit with an 8.8 magnitude earthquake causing death and destruction, and triggering a tsunami heading out across the Pacific toward the Hawaiian islands. ABC News reported:
In Hawaii, officials are warning residents about the possibility of a Tsunami, with the first waves scheduled to arrive at 11:19 a.m. local time.

For the first time in 16 years, Hawaii will sound evacuation sirens indicating the possibility of danger to those in the coastal regions.
Other Pacific islands are in danger and warnings have been extended to the coast of Alaska.

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