Tsunami Watch *NOW* (or at least it was now)

An 8.2 magnitude earthquake off Japan tonight. If a wave is generated it’s sked to hit Hawaii at 12:23 am Saturday (tonight), earlier for islands west of the Big Island. Stay tuned to radio, TV, web, etc.

Click here for info from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The RSS feed from Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

If you have Google Earth and want the .kmz file to show you the epicenter it’s here: JapanQuake.kmz.zip You probably want to Option-Click of you’re on a Mac or right click save if you’re on Windows.

The tsunami watch was cancelled as of 9:33pm, though we could get tidal surges like we saw in November.

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