Chile Earthquake Turns into Hawaii Pacific Tsunami Warning

hawaii tsunami warningAfter a massive earthquake struck Chile last night, Hawaii finds itself under a tsunami warning.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said a tsunami advisory was in effect for the coast of California and an Alaskan coastal island area from Kodiak to Attu.

The center says a tsunami has been generated that could cause damage along coastlines of all islands in the Hawaii. It said a tsunami in California and Alaska was possible.

The Ewa (EH-vah) Beach, Hawaii-based tsunami center says the first waves are expected to arrive at 11:19 a.m. Saturday (4:19 p.m. EST).

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