U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, attributed the false alarm to human error on Twitter later Saturday morning.
Another Civil Defense message, reassuring Hawaiians that the original alert was in fact false, has reportedly only reached some citizens after long delays, apparently due to the strain the event has put on local phone lines. "There is NO THREAT of Missile Launch at this time".
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Those comments were aired in the immediate aftermath of Ireland's hammering at the hands of Denmark in the November World Cup play-off.
The state of Hawaii was jolted Saturday morning by a warning of an imminent incoming missile attack, which was sent to cell phones, and local television and radio stations, as it took nearly 40 minutes for officials to confirm that it was a false alarm.
It followed with instructions to "seek immediate shelter in a building", and other commands to "take immediate actions measures", while scrolling text at the top of the screen alerted viewers of the danger. Earlier message was sent in error.
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Ms Gabbard then tweeted to Hawaii, in all-caps: "There is no incoming missile to Hawaii". There is NO threat to the State of Hawaii! "Last fall, Hawaii started having drills, but no staff told us this". He said he was still in bed when the phone started going off "like insane". "Repeat. False Alarm", the Post said screen shots revealed.
Hawaii began testing its nuclear warning system in December, CNN reported.
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Sam Allardyce's side are now winless in five and come off the back of a 2-1 defeat to local rivals Liverpool in the FA Cup . Everton could lose their opening three competitive matches of a calendar year for the first time since 1960.
The message was sent amid heightened nuclear tensions between the United States and North Korea.
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