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Tsunami Strikes Japan, Hawaii Evacuates Coastline: Twitter Reactions

Mar 11, 2011 – 8:24 AM
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Steven Hoffer

Steven Hoffer Contributor

The world is praying for Japan this morning, where just hours ago a massive earthquake struck the country's northeast coast, causing widespread wreckage across the region.

The 8.9-magnitude quake prompted a 32-foot tsunami, killing at least several hundred people and leaving a still untold number injured.

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The colossal waves are now bound for Hawaii, where thousands of people have already fled the state's coastline in anticipation of potential 6-foot waves.

Twitter tells the story of devastation from across the globe. Many thoughts and prayers go out to Japan.

#prayforjapan hope no earthquake and #tsunami (again)less than a minute ago via web

Sending prayers and positive vibes to #Japan and all those affected by the #tsunami and #earthquakeless than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®

Praying for all of the families in Japan and Hawaii this morning. I'm also praying that no one else has to go through another #tsunami.less than a minute ago via web

Even Tokyo Disneyland was affected.

People wait out their fate after Earthquake at Tokyo Disneyland in Japan. than a minute ago via Twitpic

Hawaii prepares for the worst.

I hear the waves are hitting diamond head & waikiki beach. Be safe & careful everyoneless than a minute ago via web

Listening to live broadcast of tsunami disaster: next tsunami-stop: Waikiki, Hawaii. Feels unreal.less than a minute ago via web

Sea bed completely exposed on Waikiki beach. Bloomin hell, this is really scary!!less than a minute ago via web

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