BREAKING: TSUNAMI WATCH ISSUED FOR HAWAII POST 8.3 CHILEAN QUAKE

Tsunami map - USGS

Tsunami map – USGS

BREAKING: TSUNAMI WATCH ISSUED FOR HAWAII POST 8.3 MAGNITUDE CHILEAN EARTHQUAKE

(USGS)

An 8.3 magnitude earthquake was just reported off the coast of Chile at 22:54:33 (UTC) prompting an immediate tsunami watch to be issued for the State of Hawaii.

Officials from NOAA have issued this statement:

THE ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL OF THE INITIAL WAVE IS 0311 AM HST THU 17 SEP 2015
FURTHER MESSAGES WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY OR SOONER AS CONDITIONS WARRANT UNTIL THE THREAT TO HAWAII HAS PASSED.

The first wave could arrive around 3:00 AM local time for Hawaii residents, though NOAA does not expect a major event as of yet.

“A watch is for everybody to be aware of it, that it’s a possibility,” According to Chevy Chevalier, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Honolulu.  “A warning means it’s happening right now or it’s imminent.”

According to NOAA weather radio, “It is not known at this time whether or not a pacific wide tsunami has been generated,” advising residents to stay tuned in to local news stations for updates from civil defense.

Stay tuned to Dark Matter News for news updates. Residents are advised to tune in to NOAA Weather Radio at the station list below, or listen online HERE for immediate updates.

“NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts National Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day. The radio program broadcasts on frequencies 162.400 (channel 1), 162.450 (channel 3), and 162.550 (channel 7) in the Hawaiian Islands. Weather radios can be purchased at local electronics stores, mail order catalogs and various other locations.

Station KBA99 serves Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui, Lanai, and parts of the Big Island, from transmitters located on Oahu (Mt. Kaala, 162.550 MHz; and Hawaii Kai, 162.450 MHz) and on Kauai (Kokee, 162.400 MHz).

Station WWG75 serves Molokai, Lanai, Maui, and parts of the Big Island, from a transmitter located on Maui (Haleakala, 162.400 MHz).

Station WWG27 serves parts of the Big Island, from transmitters located on the Big Island (South Point, 162.550 MHz; and Kulani Cone, 162.500 MHz).”

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  1. kushal kumar says:

    News reports that a massive earthquake of 8.3 magnitude struck Santiago- Chile on 17 September 2015 was highly discomforting. Reports also say that the declaration of tsunami has followed the said earthquake. In this connection , readers may be interested to know that this Panchkula based Vedic astrology writer had made the prediction of earthquake and tsunami to occur in Chile in second half of the present year 2015, which was published in article – “Total lunar eclipse of 28 September 2015 and world” – in Summer 2015 (June) issue of The Astrologer’s Notebook , a quarterly print publication from North Port , Florida. It is only appropriate to reproduce the related parts of prediction from the article :- “ During second half of 2015 , dangers from sea or in sea like strong storms or sea tsunamis could be likely in vulnerable regions. Somewhere a major war cannot be ruled out while natural calamities such as floods , landslides and earthquake could sadden.” The prediction further reads : – “ Countries such as Chile , Dubai , China , Japan , and Thailand could also be in focus. Some islands located near sea may need to take some precaution. Though second half of 2015 seems to be causing concern , months October and November of 2015 are likely to trigger many unwelcome things out of above mentioned aspects or areas of life.” Last but not least, astrological predictions of likely trends should not be construed to be synonymous with determinism. These facilitate taking of appropriate and sufficient advance measures to either reduce gravity of outcome or in some cases, write off the outcome.

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