Two-meter tsunami wave bearing down on Hawaii

Tsunami wave height of about two meters looming on a number of islands in the Hawaiian archipelago, the television channel CNN.

According to forecasters, the tsunami caused by a magnitude 7.7 earthquake in the western part of Canada in the Pacific.

"To Cahul, located on the island of Maui, is a 5-foot wave" — TV channel. Approximate time of waves approach the coast to 10.20 pm local time (11:20 MSK). Wave height of five feet bearing down on the nearby town of Hilo. To other islands looming tsunami is much less — up to a meter, say forecasters.

The authorities have warned citizens of the coastal cities of the threat of using sirens and loudspeakers.

Also urge residents to leave coastal areas and shelter from the waves on the cliffs of the islands.

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