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West Coast Under Tsunami Advisory After Underwater Volcano Eruptions Near Tonga

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A tsunami wave hit Tonga but it was difficult to assess the extent of the damage due to a near-total blackout of power, phone lines, and internet services.
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Tsunami warning for Hawaii, parts of West Coast after violent underwater volcanic eruption in the Pacific

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A tsunami warning has been issued for Hawaii and parts of the U.S. west coast after an underwater volcanic eruption in the pacific sent massive waves onto Tonga's largest island, leaving parts of its capital city underwater.
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Japan issues tsunami warning after major volcanic eruption

Japan issues tsunami warning after major volcanic eruption

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The tsunami follows a major eruption from an underwater volcano 65km south of the island nation of Tonga
A tsunami warning has been issued for Japan's entire east coast, as well as the southern Amami island and the Takara island chain.
A tsunami triggered by the undersea volcanic eruption has already hit the Pacific nation of Tonga and prompted multiple other nations to issue warnings, including the United States and Japan.
The eruption was so big it was seen from space .
Residents were warned to evacuate from coastal and riverside areas and seek higher ground for the early hours of...
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Tsunami advisory prompts closure of OC beaches after undersea volcano erupts in South Pacific

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All Orange County beaches were ordered closed Saturday morning after an underwater volcano erupted near the island nation of Tonga in the South Pacific.
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1-2 foot tsunami waves expected on Central Coast following Tongan volcano eruption

1-2 foot tsunami waves expected on Central Coast following Tongan volcano eruption

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A volcano that erupted underwater near the South Pacific island of Tonga is expected to send small waves to the Central Coast on Saturday morning.
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Tsunami advisory in effect for West Coast as waves hit Tonga following volcanic eruption

Tsunami advisory in effect for West Coast as waves hit Tonga following volcanic eruption

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Tsunami advisory in effect for US West Coast after underwater volcano explodes in South Pacific

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A tsunami has hit Tonga's largest island, Tongatapu, and reportedly sent waves flooding into the capital after an underwater volcano in the South Pacific exploded in a violent eruption on Saturday, sending a cloud of ash and gas steam into the air.
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'Astonishing' volcanic eruption seen from space triggers US tsunami warning

'Astonishing' volcanic eruption seen from space triggers US tsunami warning

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The eruption in the Southern Pacific was so powerful that it could be seen from space
A tsunami triggered by a massive underwater volcanic eruption has hit the Pacific island nation of Tonga and prompted other nations to issue warnings. The sound of the volcano was so loud that it could be heard 800km away.
The underwater eruption from the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai volcano occurred 65km south of Tonga's main island of Tongatapu. It was so massive that it was clearly visible on images taken by several satellites orbiting Earth, including the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
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