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7.7 Magnitude earthquake in Queen Charlottes Island region generates tsunami evacuation

A 7.7 Magnitude earthquake in Queen Charlottes Island region has generates tsunami evacuation for all coastal areas.

Tsunami Warning is in effect Hawaiian Islands. Est. wave arrival time is 10:28PM. Evacuate ALL coastal areas.

Refer to the Tsunami Evacuation Maps in your phone book. If you are in a tsunami evacuation zone YOU MUST EVACUATE. If you are not in a zone stay off of the road an away form the shoreline until the all clear is sounded.

Residents in the evacuation zone living in concrete and steel reinforced buildings of six or more stories evacuate vertically to the third floor or higher.

You can also access tsunami evacuation maps online at www.tsunami.csc.noaa.gov/map.html