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Tsunami triggered by a huge volcanic eruption under the Pacific ocean left towns across Tonga damaged, say reports

The underwater eruption near Tonga has flooded the islandBurak Arik/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images/Tonga Meteorological Services, Government of Tonga A massive undersea volcano eruption followed by a tsunami left Tonga flooded and covered in ash.  No casualties have been reported on the island nation in the south Pacific. Seismologists say this is the biggest eruption from the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano. Tsunami waves have flooded the Pacific island nation of Tonga after an unders...
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Dramatic footage of tsunami hitting the Pacific island of Tonga after a giant underwater volcano erupted

This picture taken on December 21, 2021 shows white gaseous clouds rising from the Hunga Ha'apai eruption seen from the Patangata coastline near Tongan capital Nuku'alofa. - A huge dust cloud spewed out when a volcano erupted in Tonga this week could result in showers of acid rain across the Pacific kingdom, emergency authorities have warned.MARY LYN FONUA/AFP via Getty Images An underwater volcanic eruption has led to tsunami warnings being issued to the people of Tonga.  Tonga's...
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Strong quake hits near Acapulco, buildings sway in capital

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck near the Pacific resort city of Acapulco on Tuesday night, causing buildings to rock and sway in Mexico City nearly 200 miles away, but no serious damage or injuries were reported. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 and was centered 17 kilometers (about 10 miles) northeast of Acapulco. “We heard loud noise from the building, noise from the windows, things fell inside the house, the power went out,” said Ser...
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US to Transfer Federal Property for Hawaiian Home Lands

The U.S. government is transferring land where the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center once sat to Hawaii's Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.
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Tsunami warning system restored after almost weeklong outage, NOAA employees claim gag order, House budget relies on federal bailout, state moving to 10-digit dialing, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Tsunami alert buoy off the Kona coast PC:NOAA Tsunami warning system is restored. The system of ocean buoys that helps warn Hawaii and the rest of the nation about tsunamis is back working after being knocked out of commission for nearly a week. Star-Advertiser.Watchdog blames NOAA for lack of transparency on tsunami tracking system outage. There are new allegations that the staff at the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center was told to keep quiet about an outage of a key data system that had be...
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Agency Cancels Hawaii Tsunami Watch After Huge Pacific Quake

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center cancelled a tsunami watch for Hawaii that was issued after a huge earthquake occurred in a remote area between New Zealand and Tonga.
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Agency: Tsunamis May Strike Hawaii After Huge Pacific Quake

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said tsunamis may strike Hawaii after a huge earthquake occurred in a remote area between New Zealand and Tonga.
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Big Island beaches closed after Alaska earthquake triggers tsunami advisory for Hawaii

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a Tsunami Advisory for the State of Hawaii on Monday afternoon.
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Caribbean earthquake felt as far as Havana and Miami

A tsunami threat message has been issued by the US National Weather Service's Pacific Tsunami Warning Center after a magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck Tuesday near Jamaica.
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Magnitude 7.7 earthquake strikes off the coast of Jamaica

A tsunami threat message has been issued by the US National Weather Service's Pacific Tsunami Warning Center after a magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck Tuesday near Jamaica.
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Tsunami threat message issued after magnitude 7.7 earthquake off the coast of Jamaica

A tsunami threat message has been issued by the US National Weather Service's Pacific Tsunami Warning Center after a magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck Tuesday near Jamaica.
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Tsunami threat message issued after magnitude 7.7 earthquake off Jamaican coast

A tsunami threat message has been issued by the US National Weather Service's Pacific Tsunami Warning Center after a magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck Tuesday near Jamaica.
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Ige pressured to veto vacation rental tax bill, FBI investigates false tsunami alert, Kealoha trial to begin, Caldwell signs perks for affordable rentals, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii vacation rental ©2019 All Hawaii News Coalition Pressures Ige To Veto Vacation Rental Bill. A new television ad warns of legitimizing illegal vacation rentals. Civil Beat.Governor Mulls Passed Bills for Signature or Veto. Governor David Ige has one month to let lawmakers know which bills he intends to veto. His staff is currently reviewing other bills for him to sign or for passage without his signature. Hawaii Public Radio.Hawaii has seen a 50% jump in tourists since 1989, but spe...
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Ige seeks statewide pre-K, higher minimum wage, larger county TAT share, condos on state land in State of the State address, vacation rental crackdown on two islands, homeless count begins, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Gov. David Ige 2019 State of the State address PC:Governor's Office Gov. David Ige announced two of the boldest initiatives of his administration Tuesday by proposing to restructure as much as half of the state’s public elementary schools to accommodate state-funded preschools, and to lease out state lands for condominium developments. Star-Advertiser.Governor's State of the State: Pre-K, Condos on State Land and TAT Back to Counties. Hawaii Public Radio.Ige: ‘The Future Is Personal.' Haw...
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Top Asian News 4:45 a.m. GMT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An undersea 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the southern Philippines on Saturday and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said that it has a potential to generate a tsunami. No casualties or damage have been reported immediately. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said in an initial report that the quake was detected at a depth of 49 kilometers (30 miles) and a magnitude of 7.1 about 162 kilometers (100 miles) off Davao Oriental province. It said ...
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Tsunami alert lifted after undersea quake off Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A strong undersea earthquake struck off the southern Philippines on Saturday and the head of the country’s quake-monitoring agency advised people in a southeastern province to avoid beaches in case of a tsunami. No casualties or damage have been reported, and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center lifted its warning for a […]
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Strong undersea quake reported off southern Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An undersea 6.9 magnitude earthquake has struck off the southern Philippines and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says it has a potential to generate a tsunami. No casualties or damage have been reported immediately on Saturday. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit at a depth of 60 kilometers (37 […]
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Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes in Pacific near New Caledonia

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck in the southern Pacific Ocean near New Caledonia on Wednesday, prompting authorities to warn of a tsunami threat to nearby islands. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said tsunami waves of between 1 and 3 meters (3 and 10 feet) were possible along some coasts […]
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Tsunami threat cancelled after 7.0 quake hits PNG

A major 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea's New Britain island on Thursday, briefly triggering a tsunami alert before authorities gave the all clear. The United States Geological Survey said the quake hit about 125 kilometres (80 miles) east of Kimbe at a depth of around 40km. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center initially warned hazardous tsunami waves were possible in coastal areas 300km from the epicentre.
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Fresh quakes hit Hawaii after Kilauea volcano erupts, hundreds flee

By Terray Sylvester PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - GA series of fresh earthquakes on Friday, including a powerful magnitude 6.9, hit Hawaii's Big Island, where the Kilauea volcano has been spewing fountains of lava into residential areas and forcing hundreds to evacuate. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the strongest tremor at 12:32 p.m. (2332 GMT) measured 6.9, a magnitude capable of causing severe damage. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the quake, whose epicenter was on the south f...
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Powerful quake shakes Papua New Guinea, month after disaster

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A strong earthquake shook Papua New Guinea on Friday, a month after a more powerful quake killed at least 125 people in the Pacific island nation. Damage and casualties were not immediately reported. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii said the magnitude 7.2 quake may have caused small changes in […]
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Alaska earthquake: Tsunami warnings downgraded for US and Canada coasts

Tsunami warnings have been downgraded after a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck off Alaska. The quake hit 157 miles south east of the town of Kodiak at about 9.30am GMT on Tuesday (12.30am local time). It was in the Gulf of Alaska at a depth of 6.2 miles (10km), the US Geological Survey reported. The earthquake prompted a tsunami warning for coastal Alaska and the west coast of British Columbia in Canada. Less severe tsunami watches were issued for the US west coast - the entire coasts of...
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7.0 quake off New Caledonia sparks tsunami alert but no damage

A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the eastern coast of New Caledonia on Monday, triggering a brief tsunami warning and evacuation alert but causing no significant damage, local officials said. The US Geological Survey said the shallow tremor hit approximately 82 kilometres east of the lightly populated Loyalty Islands at around 09:45 am (2245 GMT). The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center initially issued an alert saying areas within 300 kilometres (180 miles) could be affected, includi...
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Mexico Hit By Powerful Earthquake Killing At Least 32 People

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of the most powerful earthquakes ever to strike Mexico has hit off its southern Pacific coast, killing at least 32 people, toppling houses, government offices and businesses while sending panicked people into the streets more than 650 miles (1,000 kilometers) away. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake hit off Chiapas state near the Guatemalan border with a magnitude of 8.1 — slightly stronger than the magnitude 8 quake of 1985 that killed thousands and devastated...
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Mexico Hit By Powerful Earthquake Killing At Least 15 People

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of the most powerful earthquakes ever to strike Mexico has hit off its southern Pacific coast, killing at least 15 people, toppling houses and businesses and sending panicked people into the streets more than 650 miles (1,000 kilometers) away. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake hit off Chiapas state near the Guatemalan border with a magnitude of 8.1 — slightly stronger than the magnitude 8 quake of 1985 that killed thousands and devastated large parts of Mexico...
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Mexican President: Country Hit By Biggest Quake In A Century, 5 Killed

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A major earthquake off Mexico’s southern coast killed at least five people, with the president saying Friday it was the biggest in a century to hit the country. Houses and at least one hotel toppled, electricity was cut and people fled into the streets in panic. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the earthquake’s magnitude as 8.1, but President Enrique Pena Nieto quoted local calculations it was 8.2, making it the largest in Mexico in 100 years — even larger than the magnitud...
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Mexico hit by one of biggest quakes ever, at least 15 dead

  By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and E. EDUARDO CASTILLO MEXICO CITY  — One of the most powerful earthquakes ever to strike Mexico has hit off its southern coast, killing at least 15 people, toppling houses and businesses and sending panicked people into the streets more than 650 miles away. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake hit off Chiapas state near the Guatemalan border with a magnitude as 8.1 — slightly stronger than the magnitude 8 quake of 1985 quake that killed thousands and devastat...
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8.0 earthquake strikes coast of Mexico

Magnitude 8.0 Earthquake Reported Near Tres Picos, Mexico: USGS Bloomberg News September 8, 2017, 1:00 AM EDT An earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 has struck off of Mexico's southern coast, the United States Geological Survey reports. The quake, which struck at a depth of 33 kilometres, shook Mexico's capital causing people to flee buildings, AP reports. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said "widespread tsunami waves are possible." The warning related to some coasts of Mexi...
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Twitter Reacts To 5.8-Magnitude Earthquake In Montana

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit 5.6 miles southeast of Lincoln, Montana, at a shallow depth of 2.6 miles, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Thursday. Local media reports said that the quake was felt in Kalispell, Havre, Boulder, Helena, Choteau, and beyond. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center earlier reported the quake with a magnitude of 6.0. There have been no reports of injuries or damages so far.
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Twitter Reacts To 5.8-Magnitude Earthquake In Western Montana

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit 5.6 miles southeast of Lincoln, Montana, at a shallow depth of 2.6 miles, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Thursday. Local media reports said that the quake was felt in Kalispell, Havre, Boulder, Helena, Choteau, and beyond. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center earlier reported the quake with a magnitude of 6.0. There have been no reports of injuries or damages so far. A magnitude 4.5 quake was reported just within a half hour of the bigger one.
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