Earthquakes, Hurricanes, & Tsunamis - Oh My!

August 16, 2007

Update: Looks like the tsunami watch for Hawaii has been cancelled. Thank goodness.  However, the devastation in Peru turned out to be worst than was first expected. So far, 48 dead and 350 injured. My prayers are with them.

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At about 1 pm HST, a 7.5 earthquake hit the central coast of Peru causing damage to some of it’s buildings. Luckily, no one was reported injured.

Hawaii residents are now being warned that this earthquake could possibly generate a tsunami which may hit the Hawaiian Islands around 2am, Thursday. I’ve been watching the news all afternoon and so far nothing has been confirmed. Let’s keep our fingers crossed!

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Aloha from Jen @ One Moms World, Donetta, Desert Songbird, Annaliza @ ventanawhos candid, Mcewen, Lulu, Tammy, Melissa, Rach, Wendy, Sparky Duck, Tracey, Sognatrice, La Bellina mammina, Pamela, Renee, Laura @ Laura Williams' Musings, Mary, Summershine, Dana, Holly Schwendiman, Leah, Exskindiver (chesca), Momto3cubs, Lissete, and Christine

28 Comments on “Earthquakes, Hurricanes, & Tsunamis - Oh My!”

1
August 16, 2007
1:29 am

Christine said:

I’m glad you are all still safe. Crossing my fingers that your family will continue to remain safe.

2
August 16, 2007
1:38 am

Lissete said:

OMG! I have not heard anything about this on the news at all. How scary! Stay safe.

3
August 16, 2007
2:04 am

momto3cubs said:

I just saw that! What’s up with Hawaii lately?! What amazed me is how long it will take for the waves to reach Hawaii. I imagine folks there won’t sleep much tonight.

Well, things come in threes, so after the Big Island earthquake, the hurricane, and now this, you should soon be back to normal!

Earthquakes, hurricanes and all, I still wish I was there :)

4
August 16, 2007
2:37 am

exskindiver (chesca) said:

keep safe, my friend.

5
August 16, 2007
2:49 am

Leah said:

Oh my ! hope all will be well. Take care.

6
August 16, 2007
2:53 am

Holly Schwendiman said:

Fingers, toes, elbows and all the prayers you can hold my dear!!

Hugs,
Holly

7
August 16, 2007
2:57 am

Dana said:

yes, Kailani - please keep safe. I hadn’t heard anything about that.

8
August 16, 2007
3:01 am

summershine said:

Oh my goodness. Please stay safe!

9
August 16, 2007
3:09 am

Mary said:

I will keep you guys in my prayers.

10
August 16, 2007
3:55 am

donetta said:

Dear Lady I had you in thoughts and prayers last evening again. I will continue. It is so good to be able to hear of you standing. So Stand and keep yourself well. Prepare and fear not but be embraced.

11
August 16, 2007
3:58 am

Jen @ One Moms World said:

I’m so glad everyone is ok so far. Please keep us posted and I hope nothing hits the island.

This is our first hurricane season in Florida and I have been on pins and needles as well.

12
August 16, 2007
4:28 am

Laura @ Laura Williams' Musings said:

Stay safe!! Goodness that’s scary!

13
August 16, 2007
4:34 am

Renee said:

I had paradise as my word verification. LOL

doesn’t seem like it with all the acts of God you’ve been getting lately.

I do pray for your safety.

14
August 16, 2007
6:09 am

Pamela said:

just heard this on the late news as I read your blog

stay high.

15
August 16, 2007
6:37 am

La Bellina mammina said:

Fingers crossed and praying for you!

16
August 16, 2007
11:04 am

sognatrice said:

Good to hear that the tsunami danger has passed; my current neighbor here in Italy lives in Honolulu and she’s been keeping me posted.

17
August 16, 2007
12:27 pm

tracey said:

So the tsunami danger is over? Hoping…

So sad about Peru. My neighbor has her whole family there, and I must go talk to her….

18
August 16, 2007
1:48 pm

Sparky Duck said:

Its amazing how you guys are so affected by something so far off

19
August 16, 2007
2:05 pm

wendy said:

Glad that is all over with! I saw the storm heading for Hawaii a day or so ago but I didn’t know about the tsunami warning! Scary stuff!

20
August 16, 2007
3:11 pm

rach said:

I’m glad you and your family are safe. We have a typhoon right now infact, classes were suspended in all levels today so my son stayed home. I’m still waiting for updates regarding the typhoon. I’m not sure if classes will resume tom.

21
August 16, 2007
3:48 pm

Melissa said:

My goodness! Hawaii is taking a beating! Here’s hoping for sunshine and blue skies and no more craziness!

22
August 16, 2007
6:30 pm

Tammy said:

Wow…this brings back memories for me from this past fall! Remember my recounting our family vacation last Oct. and the first morning was the big earthquake? Well, at least big enough for me, anyway!
The power was out most of the day and our biggest fear was a tsunami. Thankfully, a few hours later they said on the radio that that threat was past.

So glad you all are safe, Kiliani! (((HUGS)))

23
August 16, 2007
8:57 pm

Lulu said:

Wow, there’s an awful lot going on in the world right now! I’m so glad that you and your family are safe and sound, with no threat of a tsunami. That’s some scary stuff…

24
August 16, 2007
11:15 pm

mcewen said:

They’re crossed!
Best wishes and heads down

25
August 17, 2007
12:55 am

annaliza @ ventanawhos candid said:

keeping our fingers crossed for you too ++

26
August 17, 2007
4:03 am

Desert Songbird said:

Dang! I sure hope y’all ain’t the new FL or NOLA!

27
August 17, 2007
5:21 am

donetta said:

Loving you and prayers uplifted.

28
August 17, 2007
5:47 am

Jen @ One Moms World said:

I’m so glad everyone is ok on the island!

I have been watching the news about Peru. So sad. My thoughts and prayers are with them.

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