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March 12, 2011 | 11:40 am

When the Tsunami Arrived in San Francisco Bay

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By way of the excellent Berkeleyside blog, some striking video—fascinating, not frightening—of a tsunami wave rolling past the Bay Bridge approach and into the Emeryville mudflats Friday morning:

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Japan Quake-Tsunami Aftermath: Fears About Nuclear Plants

March 12, 2011 | 2:02 am

Japan Quake-Tsunami Aftermath: Fears About Nuclear Plants

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In Japan, attention is focusing in two places: First, search and rescue operations and the massive recovery ahead in the large sections of the northeastern coast devastated by Friday’s earthquake and tsunamis. The other increasingly critical concern: the condition of damaged nuclear power plants in Fukushima Prefecture. Saturday afternoon, an explosion was seen at the […]

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California Tsunami Updates

March 11, 2011 | 5:20 pm

California Tsunami Updates

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A 9.0 earthquake struck off the Japan coast on Friday (Thursday evening California time), triggering a tsunami that killed hundreds of people. Tsunami warnings went into effect across the Pacific, including California. In the Bay Area, the effects have been fairly mild, although there has been some destruction of harbors, especially in Santa Cruz, and […]

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March 11, 2011 | 12:43 pm

Follow Tsunami News on Twitter

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More on Twitter: KQED News Twitter KCBS KGO Radio Twitter List of Twitter feeds for Hawaii, Japan, and general quake

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March 11, 2011 | 2:09 am

1964: A Distant Quake, a Disastrous California Tsunami

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A massive distant earthquake and the possibility of a tsunami on the West Coast: In California, that stirs memories of the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake in Alaska and the subsequent destructive wave that hit the North Coast. Here’s a summary of what happened from USC’s Tsunami Research Group: ” Tsunami waves killed a total of […]

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March 11, 2011 | 12:36 am

California, West Coast on Tsunami Watch

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CLICK HERE FOR UPDATES NEWS ON THIS STORY The latest message (1:45 a.m. PST) from the West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center: A tsunami warning is now in effect from Point Concepcion, on the lower Central California coast, all the way to the mouth of the Columbia River on the Oregon-Washington coast. Advisory from […]

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March 11, 2011 | 12:04 am

Links to Coverage of Japan’s 8.9 Quake, Tsunami

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Here’s NHK video of the scene inside a Tokyo office when the earthquake hit Friday afternoon Japan time. This is 230 miles from the epicenter. Think about it: Links to coverage of aftermath of Japan’s 8.9 earthquake and tsunami: Live: NHK World via MSNBC New York Times: Huge Earthquake Triggers Tsunami Off Japan’s Coast Los […]

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