Tsunami center widens warning to include Hawaii

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii has widened its tsunami warning to include Hawaii and the rest of the Pacific Ocean.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii has widened its tsunami warning to include Hawaii and the rest of the Pacific Ocean.

The warning issued Thursday at 9:31 p.m. HST follows a massive earthquake that has struck off the northeastern coast of Japan. It says the estimated earliest arrive of the first tsunami wave is 2:59 a.m. HST Friday.

Tsunami warnings are issued due to the imminent threat of a tsunami.

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