First Tsunami Waves In Hawaii Are Small

An official says the first waves are usually not the biggest, and it could be as long as seven hours before the warning is canceled. The tsunami was generated by a 7.7 quake off Canada. A senior geologist tracking a tsunami expected to hit Hawaii says the first waves hitting shore are smaller than expected.

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