Posted September 17, 2015 7:56 am by Comments

By John A. Heatherly

tsunami

The likelihood of a tsunami in Hawaii and California is decreasing throughout the day though the warning is interesting to note. Hawaii Emergency Management Officials are standing by for more updates as it is still a bit early to rule out the possibility of a massive wave. WANDTV.com has more…

HONOLULU (AP) – Hawaii and part of California’s coast are under tsunami advisories after an 8.3-magnitude earthquake off the coast of north Chile.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center had originally issued a watch for Hawaii, saying a tsunami may have been generated by Wednesday’s earthquake. They later downgraded the alert to an advisory, saying that current data indicated there would be no major tsunami in the state, but that sea-level changes and dangerous currents could pose a threat to those in or near the water.

The center estimated that the effects from the tsunami would arrive in Hawaii about 3 a.m. (6 a.m. PDT) Thursday.

A similar advisory was issued for southern and central California.

That advisory affects about 300 miles of coastline stretching from the southern end of Orange County to most of San Luis Obispo County on the central coast.

The possible changes associated with the advisory are expected to hit first …read more

Source:: Patriot Outdoor News

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