Tsunami

Shon Elliott shon at unwiredbb.com
Sat Feb 27 18:09:08 CST 2010


The tsunami center has cancelled the warnings for Hawaii (so I just heard from
fox news). I guess it's really nothing, now. Who knows with how many aftershocks
might be generated from that 8.8 EQ.


-S



Jeff Shultz wrote:
> On 2/27/2010 3:36 PM, Scott Weeks wrote:
>> -------------------------------
>> It wasn't anything.  Stood on the cliff above Pipeline (famous surf
>> spot) and couldn't tell if the water washing up the beach was normal
>> winter surf or a tsunami.  Other parts of the island may have seen
>> more, though.  Resonance is everything with these types of waves.
>>
>> Many cables land at Kahe on the west side of Oahu and Kawaihae on the
>> Big Island, the opposite side of the islands from the direction of the
>> wave.  No calls from the NOC, so no trouble AFAIK...  ;-)
>>
>> scott
>>
>>    
> 
> Last time I checked, Pipeline was on the north side of the island, was
> it not? Activity coming from Chile would be on the east and southern sides.
> 
> Nonetheless, based on television coverage it basically "sloshed" in and
> out a lot without any real damage being done. Didn't even look like it
> really got past the beaches from what I could see.
> 




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