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Published:February 27th, 2010 09:11 EST
Officials in Japan and Australia Warned  Tsunami from Chilean Earthquake Likely

Officials in Japan and Australia Warned Tsunami from Chilean Earthquake Likely

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)

Officials in Japan and Australia warned a tsunami from the earthquake was likely to hit Asian, Australian and New Zealand shores within 24 hours. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii issued a tsunami warning that included Philippines, Taiwan, Indonesia, and many island nations in the Pacific. A lower-level advisory that a tsunami was possible was issued for northern Pacific locations, including the U.S. West Coast and Alaska.