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Tsunami warning in progress

  1. Oct 28, 2012 #1
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    My wife is actually in Hawaii right now on business.

    They were on a bus tour when the warning was issued and she called me around 9:30 HST (2:30 AM Central where I am). The tour bus took them to high ground where they had to stay. It wasn't until about 3.5 hours later that she told me she was back at the hotel.

    I had seen the news of the earthquake hours earlier, but at the time they were saying no Tsunami warning was going to be issued.
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    The earthquake was under an island, and not close to the fault.


    There was a relatively shallow 6.3 mag offshore


    There seems to be an ongoing swarm in the area.
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