Tsunami warning issued for Hawaii after BC quake

By REUTERS
October 28, 2012 09:32

 
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HONOLULU - A tsunami warning has been issued for the US state of Hawaii after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Canada's British Columbia province late on Saturday.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued the alert, saying that the first tsunami wave could strike the islands at 10:28 pm Hawaii Standard Time.

People living in coastal zones were told to move to higher ground until after 10:30 p.m.

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