People who live in Hawaii woke up to a text message warning of an imminent missile attack on this morning, though authorities quickly said there was no such threat. “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek shelter immediately. This is not a drill,” the text read.
No details yet but iPhone users in Hawaii just received this pic.twitter.com/BQwnC9tTM5— jordan (@JordanUhl) January 13, 2018
The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency tweeted out a statement saying there is “no missile threat” to the area after news of the alerts had flooded Twitter. Sen. Brian Schatz said the false alarm was "based on human error" but gave no further details.
NO missile threat to Hawaii.— Hawaii EMA (@Hawaii_EMA) January 13, 2018