Large earthquake off Canada's west coast triggers tsunami warnings for Hawaii, USA

A major 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck off Canada's west coast triggering tsunami warnings for Hawaii and up and down the west coast of Canada and the USA. Although no major damage or loss of life has been reported, major traffic jams occurred in Hawaii as residents sought higher ground on short notice. A modest 3 foot tsunami wave has been reported in Hawaii. Travellers should continue to monitor local emergency warnings. There may be some disruption of transportation services during the emergency.