East coast tsunami warning was just a test, says National Weather Service

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2018 02 06 – Click to read full article

IMPACT: The weather app Accuweather picked up on the message and sent out a mobile alert to subscribers. People along America’s east coast were alerted to the threat of a tsunami on Tuesday morning – only to then be told that the warning message had been sent in error.

ROOT CAUSE: there’s confusion over whose fault it was