Skip to comments.EARTHQUAKE!!! TOKYO HIT HARD
Posted on 03/10/2011 10:13:38 PM PST by Ronin
Tokyo just got smacked hard. Still feeling tremors. Refrigerator broken, glass everywhere. I'm safe.
Other Japan FReepers check in!!
Glad you are safe. Any damage reports? Preliminary 7.9 Magnitude.
Oh, my! Glad you are okay! Guess the Pacific Rim is getting warmed up.
That’s big. Prayers up.
7.9 on FNC right now.
Glad you are ok. Thanks for the post. Keep us updated as you can
I'd started a thread here on the quake itself.
That is some serious mag!
Wow! There were a couple earlier this week. Pre-quakes.
Glad you are OK...hope all our Tokyo FReepers are the same.
Tsunami warning out. Ten feet.
Prayers - how bad?
I hope you’re both safe, and that you’ll stay that way!
* Friday, March 11, 2011 at 05:46:23 UTC
* Friday, March 11, 2011 at 02:46:23 PM at epicenter
Location 38.322°N, 142.369°E
Depth 24.4 km (15.2 miles) set by location program
Region NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Distances 130 km (80 miles) E of Sendai, Honshu, Japan
178 km (110 miles) E of Yamagata, Honshu, Japan
178 km (110 miles) ENE of Fukushima, Honshu, Japan
373 km (231 miles) NE of TOKYO, Japan
I checked some webcams in Tokyo it looks fine
No kidding, 7.9 is not a tremor. My woman has people over there, hoping they are safe.
Watch for aftershocks.
TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
756 PM HST THU MAR 10 2011
TO - CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII
SUBJECT - TSUNAMI WATCH
A TSUNAMI WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII EFFECTIVE AT
0756 PM HST.
AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS
ORIGIN TIME - 0746 PM HST 10 MAR 2011
COORDINATES - 38.0 NORTH 142.9 EAST
LOCATION - NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
MAGNITUDE - 7.9 MOMENT
BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA A TSUNAMI MAY HAVE BEEN GENERATED BY
THIS EARTHQUAKE THAT COULD BE DESTRUCTIVE ON COASTAL AREAS EVEN
FAR FROM THE EPICENTER. AN INVESTIGATION IS UNDERWAY TO DETERMINE
IF THERE IS A TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII.
IF TSUNAMI WAVES IMPACT HAWAII THE ESTIMATED EARLIEST ARRIVAL OF
THE FIRST TSUNAMI WAVE IS
0259 AM HST FRI 11 MAR 2011
MESSAGES WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY OR SOONER AS CONDITIONS WARRANT.
Just got a tsunami watch here (Honolulu)
Glad you are safe BTW
Best of thoughts going out!
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