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  1. #1 Magnitude 7.7 earthquake hits Canada's British Columbia, USGS reports 
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    WASHINGTON | Sat Oct 27, 2012 11:24pm EDT

    (Reuters) - A magnitude 7.7 earthquake hit Canada's Pacific coast province of British Columbia on Saturday night, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

    The quake was centered 123 miles south-southwest of Prince Rupert at a depth of 6.2 miles, the USGS said.

    (Reporting by Will Dunham; Editing by Peter Cooney)
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    Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness;
    Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!
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    Apparently they were ready for it in Hawaii!!!

    (CNN) -- A tsunami spawned by an earthquake in Canada sent waves and fear to Hawaii, thousands of miles away, where some residents scrambled to higher land and prepared for a fierce impact.

    But by 1 a.m. in Hawaii (7 a.m. ET), a tsunami warning for Hawaii was canceled, and a tsunami advisory was put in its place. An advisory indicates that strong currents or waves that are dangerous to those in or very near the water are expected, but significant inundation is not.

    Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle said people who had evacuated can return to their homes. CNN affiliate Hawaii News Now reported that that's the case for coastal residents in various parts of the state.

    Earlier, local television showed images of bumper-to-bumper traffic on roads leading from the coast to higher ground. About 80,000 people live in evacuation zones on the island of Oahu, where Honolulu is located.
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