Friday, August 31, 2012

Philipines: 7.9 Earthquake - Tsunami warning issued

Woke up to this 45-minutes ago...

Breaking News: MANILA, Philippines — A 7.9-magnitude undersea quake struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines - A tsunami alert was in effect for the Philippines, Indonesia, Taiwan, Japan, Guam, the Northern Marianas and Papua New Guinea, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. 

From CNN:

 The quake, which was about 20 miles deep, struck just before 8:50 p.m., the agency said. Its center was about 65 miles southeast of the town of Guiuan, in the Philippine province of East Samar. 

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