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Open Thread: Massive Earthquake and Tsunami hit Japan, soon to hit West Coast

As many of you have heard by now, a 8.9 Earthquake, followed by a dozen aftershocks between 6 and 7, occurred in Japan today. Japan is devastated, Sendai airport has been destroyed, with amazing video of water flowing over the island. 

Tsunami warnings have been issued for the US West Coast and Hawaii. According to CNN, the waves should hit the west coast between 6 AM and 10 AM.





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This will definitely put more meaning to Japanese Appreciation/Heritage Day at the Coliseum.

Our thoughts go out to those in Japan.