Two-meter wave could hit Hawaii around 3:07 per the latest estimate. Check Twitter hash tag #HITsunami for up to the minute info; follow @mauitime, @tommyrusso, @jenrusso, @anuheayagi and @jacobshafer Some important evacuation info (per Maui County): Flood maps can be found in the front section of the phone book or by going to www.scd.hawaii.gov and using the Tsunami … [Read more...] about BREAKING: Japan Quake Triggers Pacific Tsunami; Hawaii On Warning
According to the USGS -- and publisher Tommy Russo, who was in my office and asked "did you feel that?" -- a 3.9-magnitude quake hit Hawaii at 3:09pm. The epicenter was off the Big Island. Go here for more info, or to report if you, like Russo, felt it. (I guess for my coffee-addled brain, the world is always shaking.) … [Read more...] about 3.9 Earthquake Hits Hawaii: Did You Feel It?
Posted via email from anuyagi's posterous … [Read more...] about RT @anuheayagi RT @spectekula: Mag 3.9 epicenter 7km from Honokaa Big Island, HI
As you've no doubt heard by now, an 8.8 magnitude quake struck Chile this morning, triggering a tsunami warning for the entire Pacific rim. Waves are currently expected to hit the Big Island at 11:05am and Maui a half hour later at 11:35am. Here are the Civil Defense evacuation zones for Maui. Gov. Lingle has signed an emergency declaration. Officials caution that there may … [Read more...] about Tsunami Headed For Maui
"Today, thousands of Haitians may get their first real meal since last Tuesday's earthquake, thanks to a small, American nonprofit group, the What If? Foundation," writes Courtney Hutchison in a January 19th article form the ABC News Medical Unit. "This decade-old foundation was started by a Californian, Margaret Trost, to help ease the burden of malnutrition for the children … [Read more...] about Hope for Haiti