Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Tsunami Warning Canceled for Hawaii

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued an "all-clear" for the state of Hawaii.
"We dodged a bullet," said Gerard Fryer, a geophysist for the tsunami center, who defended the decision to urge evacuations of coastal areas, saying "better safe than sorry."
The tsunami raced across the Pacific Ocean in terrifying force after the magnitude-8.8 quake hit Chile. Officials in Hawaii had ample time to get people out of the potential disaster area, and thousands were evacuated....

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