[lit-ideas] Earthquake and Tsunami

  • From: Andreas Ramos <andreas@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas <lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 27 Feb 2010 09:07:07 -0800

Last night, Chile had a 8.8 magnitude earthquake. This sent a tsunami
across the Pacific.

The tsunami will hit Hawaii at about 11:30 am PST (three hours from
now). Hilo Bay may bear the brunt of it.  In 1960, a similar tsunami
from Chile produced a 30-foot wave at Hilo Bay.

A map of the danger zone (i.e., the entire Pacific):

Arrival times of the Tsunami in California:

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