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    Posted February 24, 2011 by
    KCRep
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    Fullerton, California
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    Earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand

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    Hawaii Struck by Earthquake Rocks Oahu

     

    An earthquake hit Hawaii just min. ago, it is said it rocked Oahu and Honolulu.  No more info has been provided as of yet.  I will update as soon as I hear.

     

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    Preliminary readings are a magnitude 3.3... 80 miles from Honolulu.  No reported injuries or damage.

     

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    New preliminary reading is 3.6

     

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    TSUNAMI SEISMIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER   1
    NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
    233 PM HST THU FEB 24 2011

    TO - CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII

    SUBJECT - LOCAL TSUNAMI INFORMATION

    THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED.

    AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

       ORIGIN TIME - 0213 PM HST 24 FEB 2011
       COORDINATES - 21.3 NORTH  157.7 WEST
       LOCATION    - IN EASTERN OAHU
       MAGNITUDE   - 3.6

    EVALUATION
      THIS IS A SMALL EARTHQUAKE. ON OAHU IT WAS WIDELY FELT.

    NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED. REPEAT. NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED.
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