One of the strongest earthquakes to hit the South Pacific in modern history triggered tsunami warnings across the ocean and forced thousands of people in New Zealand to evacuate coastal areas on Friday. Small tsunami waves were seen, but little damage was apparent hours later. The magnitude 8.1 quake in...
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A magnitude-8 earthquake north of New Zealand prompted the tsunami alerts. It was one of three major earthquakes that struck off New Zealand. Authorities warned people on New Zealand's coast to "MOVE IMMEDIATELY to the nearest high ground." A tsunami watch for Hawaii and an advisory for American Samoa prompted...
The Tsunami Watch triggered by a magnitude 8.1 earthquake near New Zealand, has been canceled for the state of Hawai'i. The Watch was issued at 9:38 a.m. Thursday, according to Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. However, by 12:20 p.m., the agency canceled the alert. "Based on all available data, there is...
TSUNAMI WATCH CANCELED (12:21 P.M. 3.4.21) The tsunami watch that was in effect for the state of Hawaii has since been canceled as of 12:20 p.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2021. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center states that based on all available data, there is NO tsunami threat to the state of Hawaii.. therefore, the tsunami watch for Hawaii is now canceled.
A tsunami watch has been ordered for Hawaii after a magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean northeast of New Zealand. The U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center is reviewing data to determine the threat of a tsunami in California and the rest of the West Coast. Officials are watching for water data near New Zealand to determine the potential impact of a tsunami for the U.S. West Coast and Alaska, with important water level measurements expected later in the afternoon.
Wellington, New Zealand — A powerful magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck in the ocean off the coast of New Zealand on Friday, prompting thousands of people to evacuate and triggering tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. The quake was the largest in a series of tremors that struck the region over...
New Zealand is on alert after three powerful earthquakes triggered a tsunami threat across the Pacific. CNN meteorologist Jennifer Gray has more.
Skeletal remains found on a beach have been identified as those of woman who went missing 10 years ago in the 2011 Japan tsunami. Dental and DNA analysis this week revealed the remains to be those of Natsuko Okuyama, a 61-year-old from Higashimatsushima in the north-eastern Miyagi prefecture who disappeared when the waves swept in on 11 March 2011, a police spokesman said.
Newswise — ARCATA, Calif.—In 2011, an earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan and caused damage across the Pacific. A unique volunteer network of professionals—based in the most seismically active areas of the continental U.S.—is marking the 10-year anniversary of the disaster while continuing to raise awareness about tsunami and earthquake preparedness.
HONOLULU — National Weather Service (NWS) has placed Hawai‘i under a tsunami watch and the first wave is expected to impact the state this afternoon at 4:35 p.m. At 9:28 this morning, an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.1 hit the Kermadec Islands which notified NWS of a tsunami warning in Hawai‘i.
Thursday morning, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a Tsunami Watch for the state of Hawai'i. Though there is still an investigation on whether is a threat to the state, the City and County of Honolulu is reminding the public to be prepared in knowing O'ahu's Evacuation Zones. Officials say...
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UPDATE: Hawaii County reported Friday morning that all beaches in West Hawaii have reopened. All West Hawaii beaches are closed Thursday afternoon after a tsunami watch was called off earlier in the afternoon. Hawaii County and state beach parks from Keokea Beach Park in North Kohala to Miloliʻi in South...
The National Weather Service has cancelled a tsunami watch for the state of Hawai´i. A magnitude-8.1 earthquake 600 miles off the coast of New Zealand prompted the statewide tsunami watch. The Office of Gov. David Ige also subsequently issued a suggestion to people in low-lying, coastal areas to begin emergency preparations as a precaution.