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DFA: Safety of Filipinos in Tonga, Samoa, Fiji ensured after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T13:12+0100inquirer (en)

A Planet SkySat image shows a plume of smoke rising from the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai days before its eruption on January 15, in Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai, Tonga, January 07, 2022. Planet Labs PBC/via REUTERS. MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on....

Ecuador issues tsunami warning in Galapagos due to underwater volcano eruption

2022-01-16T12:54+0100archyde (en)

The National Tsunami Warning Center of Ecuador issued this Saturday a tsunami warning for Santa Cruz Island, in the center of the Galapagos archipelago, after detecting marine disturbances as a result of the volcanic eruption near Tonga, in the Southeast Pacific.

Japan lifts tsunami warnings along the coast | Dark news : PPTVHD36

2022-01-16T12:54+0100archyde (en)

Japan Meteorological cancel the warning Watch out for “tsunami” waves along the coast. After an underwater volcano erupted in Tonga yesterday evening, follow more new s at the website. https://www.pptvhd36.com and social media channels facebook : https://www.facebook.com/PPTVHD36 twitter : https://twitter.

Japan warns of tsunami following volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-16T12:53+0100independent-UG (en)

Satellite image captures Tonga’s Hunga volcano (right) erupting Tokyo, Japan | Xinhua | The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) on Saturday midnight issued a tsunami warning following an earlier volcanic eruption in Tonga. The weather agency warned of the tsunami on the country’s Pacific coast and urged residents to evacuate from seaside areas.

Tsunami hits California with Australia and Japan on evacuation alert after Tonga volcano

2022-01-16T12:44+0100express (en)

SUBSCRIBE Invalid email. We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Locals raced towards the higher ground as waves....

PHOTOS: Massive volcano eruption in Tonga felt around the world; tsunami waves triggered

2022-01-16T12:42+0100timesnownews (en)

An underwater volcano erupted near the remote Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday (January 16), triggering large tsunami waves across the shores. The massive eruption flooded coastlines from Japan to the United States. According to the Tonga Geological Services, the volcano eruption lasted for....

Pacific tsunami threat recedes, volcano ash hinders response

2022-01-16T12:34+0100hjnews (en)

This satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite operated by Japan Meteorological Agency and released by National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022.

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T12:33+0100nottinghampost (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Pacific tsunami threat recedes, volcano ash hinders response

2022-01-16T12:32+0100whig (en)

This satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite operated by Japan Meteorological Agency and released by National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022.

Tonga volcano update: Volcanic eruption triggers tsunami warnings in far-flung Japan, floods 10,000 km from epicentre

2022-01-16T12:30+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

The eruption also triggered tsunami warnings in Australia, and the Pacific Islands of New Vanuatu, Fiji, American Samoa, Macquarie Island, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island. (Twitter/1NewsNZ) Tonga tsunami warning: The undersea volcanic eruption that triggered a 7.

4.9-magnitude quake hits Taiwan

2022-01-16T12:20+0100uniindia (en)

Beijing, Jan 16 (UNI/Xinhua) A 4.9-magnitude earthquake jolted waters near Hualien County of Taiwan on Sunday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). The epicenter was monitored at 24.17 degrees north latitude and 122.27 degrees east longitude, at a depth of 30 km, the CENC said. UNI/XINHUA VP PRT.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-16T12:16+0100thechronicleherald (en)

By Praveen Menon. WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T12:15+0100omanobserver-om (en)

A major volcanic eruption was reported in the island of Tonga on Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. Images posted on social media from Tonga showed the tsunami breach the shoreline, and move into the town.

Xinhua world news summary at 1030 GMT, Jan. 16

2022-01-16T12:07+0100china.org.cn (en)

MOGADISHU -- A Somali government spokesman Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu was injured in a suicide car bombing in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, Sunday, said a police source. Police spokesman Abdifitah Aden said that a suicide bomber blew himself up at Moalimu's vehicle at a busy Dabka intersection in Mogadishu.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga

2022-01-16T12:03+0100illawarramercury (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

UN ready to assist Tonga after volcano eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T11:55+0100urdupoint (en)

UNITED NATIONS, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Jan, 2022 ) : UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed his deep concern after reports of a and ash affecting Tonga following the eruption of an undersea volcano near the Pacific nation.

Japan Cancels Tsunami Warning Issued After Tonga Volcano Eruption

2022-01-16T11:55+0100urdupoint (en)

TOKYO (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 16th January, 2022) A tsunami warning, issued after the eruption of a volcano in the waters of the Pacific island state of since the threat has passed. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the warning was canceled at 14:00 local time (05:00 GMT).

Significant Tsunami Damage Feared in Tonga After Volcanic Eruption, Communications Still Cut

2022-01-16T11:53+0100news18 (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-16T11:51+0100newsincyprus (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Casualty reports awaited from Tonga with communications mostly down

2022-01-16T11:47+0100JakartaPost (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga

2022-01-16T11:42+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Communication problems reported in Tonga amid volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T11:42+0100pna (en)

VOLCANIC ERUPTION . Ocean Beach is seen in San Francisco, California, United States on January 15, 2022 as tsunami alert issued after Tonga volcanic eruption. The volcano, located 65-kilometers north of Tonga capital Nuku'alofa, had begun spewing ash, steam and gas Friday morning.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga

2022-01-16T11:41+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T11:40+0100techcodex (en)

Crowds gathered at the Santa Cruz Harbor in California to watch the rising and falling water strain boat ties on docks. Law enforcement tried to clear people away when big surges started at around 7:30 a.m. About an hour later, a surge went over the back lip of the harbor, filling a parking lot and low-lying streets and setting some cars afloat.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-16T11:39+0100inquirer (en)

“There are parts of Tonga where we just don’t know yet… we just haven’t established communication,” she said. Satellite images captured the volcanic eruption on Saturday as the explosion sent plumes of smoke into the air and about 12 miles above the sea level. The sky over Tonga was darkened by the ash.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga

2022-01-16T11:38+0100bordermail (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-16T11:37+0100gazette (en)

By Praveen Menon. WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through.

Tongans in Hawaii concerned for family back home after eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T11:37+0100HonululuAdvertiser (en)

NORTHERN ADVOCATE/NZME VIA AP. A dock is torn apart in a marina at Tutukaka, New Zealand, on Sunday after waves from a volcano eruption swept into the marina. SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL VIA AP. An undersea volcano erupted Saturday near Tonga, with tsunami advisories issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-16T11:29+0100livemint (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.2-metre tsunami waves and evacuation orders on the shores of Tonga as well as several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-16T11:27+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

NZ pledges aid after Tonga volcanic eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T11:26+0100menafn (en)

Wellington, Jan 16 (IANS) New Zealand on Sunday pledged to provide support for Tonga following a volcanic eruption that sent tsunami waves crashing onto the Pacific Island. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told reporters here that her government has made an initial sum of NZ$500,000 ($340,000)....

Tsunami in South Pacific hits Tonga 16.01.2022 | 02:11 mins. Communication links to Tonga have been damaged, but the capital of Tonga has sustained significant damage from the tsunami according to New Zealand’s PM. Tsunami warnings have been issued for regions as far as the West Coast of the US.

2022-01-16T11:23+0100deutschewelle-en (en)

DW News Tsunami in South Pacific hits Tonga. Communication links to Tonga have been damaged, but the capital of Tonga has sustained significant damage from the tsunami according to New Zealand’s PM. Tsunami warnings have been issued for regions as far as the West Coast of the US.

DFA monitors condition of 800 Filipinos in Fiji, Samoa, Tonga

2022-01-16T11:21+0100manilametro (en)

MANILA - The Philippine Embassy in Wellington is currently monitoring the situation of close to 800 Filipinos in Tonga, Samoa, and Fiji after the eruption of an underwater volcano on Saturday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. In a statement Sunday, the DFA said the eruption triggered....

China records no disastrous impact from tsunami caused by Tonga volcanic eruption: China's Tsunami Advisory Center

2022-01-16T11:17+0100globaltimes (en)

Photo: VCG The tsunami triggered by a massive underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga on Saturday has not brought disastrous effect on China's coast so far, the Tsunami Advisory Center of China's Ministry of National Resources said on Sunday. The center told the Global Times in a statement that the....

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications...

2022-01-16T11:17+0100cyprus-mail (en)

There are no official reports of injuries or deaths in Tonga as yet although communications are limited and contact has not been established with outlying coastal areas beyond the capital Nuku’alofa and closer to the volcano, Jacinda Ardern the Prime Minister of New Zealand told a new s conference on Sunday.

Tonga Volcano: Ireland hit with jolt at 2am as Met Eireann say eruption is felt here

2022-01-16T11:16+0100irishmirror (en)

While not noticeable from above ground, Irish weather stations were able to pick up the wave which was travelling at close to 1,100 kilometres per hour. The first wave was felt around 7pm with the second at 2am - although it wouldn't be significant enough to wake anyone up.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-16T11:11+0100metro-us (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Έκρηξη ηφαιστείου στην Τόνγκα: Τσουνάμι και στην Ιαπωνία

2022-01-16T11:08+0100offsite (en)

Οι αρχές κάλεσαν εκατοντάδες χιλιάδες πολίτες στην Ιαπωνία να απομακρυνθούν από τις εστίες τους σήμερα καθώς κύματα ύψους άνω του 1 μέτρου έπληξαν παράκτιες περιοχές, σύμφωνα με το κρατικό δίκτυο NHK, ύστερα από την έκρηξη υποθαλάσσιου ηφαιστείου στην Τόνγκα που είχε ως αποτέλεσμα να εκδοθούν προειδοποιήσεις για τσουνάμι.

In Pictures: Tonga volcano eruption triggers worldwide tsunami

2022-01-16T11:05+0100aljazeera-en (en)

A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the world reportedly caused significant damage to the island nation’s capital and smothered it in dust. The full extent of the destruction in the Pacific country was not apparent with communications still cut off on Sunday.

US: Tsunami advisories for coastal areas of Calif. lifted, as of early Jan. 16 /update 1

2022-01-16T11:03+0100garda-com (en)

Event. The US National Tsunami Warning Center has canceled a tsunami advisory, second-highest on a four-tier scale, for parts of California coastline early Jan. 16. No major damage or casualties have been reported. There are currently no tsunami-related warnings, advisories, or watches in place for North America.

Tonga: Further volcanic activity is likely at Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai Volcano following a major eruption, Jan. 15 /update 3

2022-01-16T11:03+0100garda-com (en)

Event. Further volcanic activity remains likely at the Hunga Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai Volcano in the coming days following a major eruption, Jan. 15. The volcano is located around 65 km (40 miles) north-northwest of Nuku'alofa; the island the volcano is located on is uninhabited.

#NewZealand Pledged to Provide Support for Tonga Following a Volcanic Eruption That Sent ... - Latest Tweet by IANS India

2022-01-16T11:01+0100latestly (en)

The latest Tweet by IANS India states, '#NewZealand pledged to provide support for Tonga following a volcanic eruption that sent #tsunami waves crashing onto the Pacific Island.@jacindaardern Photo: IANS ' pledged to provide support for Tonga following a volcanic eruption that sent #tsunami waves crashing onto the Pacific Island.

UN stands ready to provide support after volcano eruption and tsunami in Tonga

2022-01-16T10:59+0100saudigazette (en)

NEW YORK — Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his deep concern after reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga following the eruption of an undersea volcano near the Pacific nation. The UN chief also aired his concern about the tsunami warnings that have been issued in other countries....

Ocean volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T10:58+0100arkansasonline (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- An undersea volcano erupted Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and forcing people to rush to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

DFA monitors condition of 800 Filipinos in Fiji, Samoa, Tonga

2022-01-16T10:57+0100pna (en)

MANILA The Philippine Embassy in Wellington is currently monitoring the situation of close to 800 Filipinos in Tonga, Samoa, and Fiji after the eruption of an underwater volcano on Saturday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. “Coordination efforts with local authorities and community....

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms largely down

2022-01-16T10:55+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Tonga volcano eruption triggers evacuation advisories in Japan

2022-01-16T10:55+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings. Around 230,000 people were advised to evacuate across....

Explosive Volcano Eruption Seen From Space

2022-01-16T10:51+0100albawaba-en (en)

The eruption of the underwater Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano sparked tsunami alerts across the South Pacific (Twitter) Following a massive undersea volcanic eruption in the island country of Tonga, Tsunami was observed in the southern Japanese island of Amami-Oshima and many other places along the country's Pacific coast on Sunday.

Tonga's Olympic flag bearer says he has not spoken to his father after tsunami

2022-01-16T10:51+0100abc-au (en)

Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan Olympian who rose to fame for his entrances during the 2016 Rio Opening Ceremony, says he has not heard from his father after a tsunami hit the island nation following the eruption of an underwater volcano. The tsunami threat around the Pacific has begun to recede while the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-16T10:50+01004-traders (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Tsunami in Tonga: All communications remain down after the violent eruption of the submarine volcano Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai | WORLD

2022-01-16T10:49+0100archyde (en)

, in the South Pacific, continues this Sunday with the communications network down since it was hit by a tsunami on Saturday afternoon, which prevents knowing the consequences of the disaster in the island state. “Right now we are mainly receiving information (from Tonga ) from our high....

Undersea volcano erupts near South Pacific island of Tonga, US, Japan issue tsunami warning – BBC News

2022-01-16T10:49+0100archyde (en)

Undersea volcano erupts near South Pacific island of Tonga, US, Japan issue tsunami warning – BBC News. An undersea volcano eruption in the South Pacific led to a tsunami, and the United States and Japan both warned in advance, calling on people living along their Pacific coastlines to stay away from the coast.

Met Office says Tonga volcano ‘shockwaves’ felt in England

2022-01-16T10:47+0100gloucestercitizen (en)

The Devon-based forecasters said in a tweet that ‘pressure traces’ have been felt in Brize Norton, West Oxfordshire - which is only around 14 miles from the Gloucestershire border. Pressure waves from the eruption of the underwater volcano in the Pacific Ocean were also registered with the Irish....

Under the sea, the volcano erupts, followed by a tsunami; People fled their homes

2022-01-16T10:43+0100morningexpress (en)

WELLINGTON: A tsunami alert was issued Saturday in the island nation of Tonga following the eruption of a giant undersea volcano in the South Pacific. Hunga Tonga Hunga Hapai, a volcano 30 km (18.6 miles) southeast of the island of Fonuapho in Tonga, erupted.

Queensland dad was video calling son as tsunami wave hit house

2022-01-16T10:40+01009news (en)

Queensland man Mosese Sitapa was video calling his four-year-old son, Elone, yesterday when the tsunami smashed through their home in Tonga. (Nine) Mr Sitapa, one of more than 30,000 Tongans in Australia anxiously awaiting new s from the Pacific island, (Nine) "I just talked to him and he kept playing with his toys.

BBC Breakfast viewers spot 'Aukward' TV blunder as show misspells New Zealand city

2022-01-16T10:36+0100dailystar (en)

viewers branded an obvious TV blunder as "aukward" after they spotted BBC bosses had incorrectly spelt a New Zealand city on air. During Sunday’s instalment of the popular morning show, Roger Johnson was joined by Katherine Downes on the sofa as they updated viewers on the latest new s headlines.

“Get away from coast…”: Volcano triggers panic from Japan to US; Tsunami threat

2022-01-16T10:31+0100HindustanTimes (en)

On Saturday, an underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted violently, triggering tsunamis to reach Hawaii, Japan, and Tongatapu, Tonga's largest island, flooding the capital. The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano erupted twice on Friday and Saturday, about 30 kilometres southeast of Tonga's Fonuafo'ou island.

Thousands of people have been evacuated in Japan and California as a result of the eruption in Tonga.

2022-01-16T10:31+0100brinkwire (en)

Following the eruption of Tonga, a tsunami warning was issued, and thousands of people were evacuated in Japan and California. Following the earlier volcanic eruption in Tonga, Japan has ordered the evacuation of over 210,000 people from eight prefectures due to tsunami warnings.

Casualty Reports Awaited from Tsunami-Hit Tonga with Comms Mostly Down WELLINGTON (Reuters) - On Sunday 16 January 2022, Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable with...

2022-01-16T10:26+0100chronicle-lu (en)

A satellite image dated 7 Jan 2022 shows a plume of smoke rising from the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai days before its eruption on 15 January.; Credit: Planet Labs PBC/via REUTERS. WELLINGTON (Reuters) - On Sunday 16 January 2022, Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable with....

The eruption has travelled more than 10,000 miles

2022-01-16T10:24+0100thanetgazette (en)

The underwater Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano in the South Pacific ocean erupted in the early hours of Saturday morning (January 15). And the effects are being felt over 10,000 miles away in Kent as the region has seen huge jumps in atmospheric pressure last night.

Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano (Tonga) activity update: tsunami hit the US and Mexico coast, shockwave detected across vast global areas

2022-01-16T10:23+0100volcanodiscovery (en)

The tsunami, generated by the violent eruption today, has been traveling across vast stretches in the Pacific Ocean. After almost 11 hours since the eruption started, the waves, about 3 ft (1 m) tall, hit the part of the west coast of the United States such as Santa Cruz, CA and the Oregon coast. In about 1 hour later, waves (4.

Videos show flooding, damage after tsunami waves hit Bay Area

2022-01-16T10:23+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- An undersea volcano erupted in near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. More than 5,300 miles away, the Bay Area saw its impact. From the North Bay to Santa Cruz and everywhere in between, residents....

Tongans in Australia await news after tsunami

2022-01-16T10:21+0100theage (en)

Queensland man, Mosese Sitapa was calling his son Elone yesterday, when the tsunami smashed through their home in Tonga.

Tonga volcano: ash and smoke cause concern for air and water safety, says Save the Children

2022-01-16T10:17+0100reliefWeb (en)

that the eruption has emitted a 5 km-wide plume of ash, steam and gas, rising approximately 20km above the volcano. The volcano is about 65 kilometres north of Tonga's capital of Nuku'alofa, and caused a 1.2 metre tsunami at 530pm local time Saturday 15 January.

Volcanic eruptions cause tsunamis and floods up to 10,000 km from its source near Tonga

2022-01-16T10:16+0100eminetra (en)

The large-scale submarine volcanic eruption that caused a magnitude 7.4 earthquake near Tonga caused tsunamis and large-scale floods up to 10,000 km from the epicenter. According to officials in the capital city of Suva, the eight-minute eruption was heard as “a big thunder” more than 800 km from Fiji.

Tonga volcano update: Volcanic eruption triggers tsunami warnings in far-flung Japan, floods 10,000 km from epicentre

2022-01-16T10:16+0100financialexpress (en)

The eruption also triggered tsunami warnings in Australia, and the Pacific Islands of New Vanuatu, Fiji, American Samoa, Macquarie Island, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island. (Twitter/1NewsNZ) Tonga tsunami warning: The undersea volcanic eruption that triggered a 7.

Major Blast in Tonga Create Tsunami and Heavy Ash Fall

2022-01-16T10:12+0100truemedian (en)

The first major volcanic eruption struck today in the island nation of Tonga. Over the , the small volcanic island of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai had been experiencing minor but impressive explosions. However, on January 14-15, t , sending ash over . The blast also generated a tsunami that hit many of....

Tonga volcanic eruption tsunami extremely unlikely to reach Taiwan: CWB

2022-01-16T10:11+0100focustaiwan (en)

Taipei, Jan. 16 (CNA) Shockwaves from a series of volcano eruptions near Tonga were detected by weather monitoring stations in Taipei, Hualien, and Taitung on last Saturday, but the chance of a tsunami reaching Taiwan is extremely unlikely due to the island's topography, CWB Director-General Cheng Ming-dean (鄭明典) said Sunday.

Massive volcanic eruption in Tonga caused 'significant damage' A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific caused "significant damage" to the island nation's capital and smothered it in dust, but the full extent was not apparent with communications still cut off on Sunday.

2022-01-16T10:10+0100ground-news (en)

Huge Tonga Volcanic Eruption Caused 'Signifcant Damage' A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific caused "significant damage" to the island nation's capital and smothered it in dust, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Sunday.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption - DW (English)

2022-01-16T10:08+0100google-top-stories (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Taiwan: Magnitude-5.3 offshore earthquake occurs off the east coast, Jan. 16

2022-01-16T10:04+0100garda-com (en)

Event. A magnitude-5.3 earthquake occurred off Taiwan's east coast at around 16:15 Jan. 16. The epicenter was about 80 km (50 miles) east northeast of Hualien City. The tremor occurred at a depth of about 40 km (24 miles), and light shaking was probably felt throughout eastern Taiwan.

Japan: Officials lift all tsunami advisories and warnings across Japan as of Jan. 16 /update 2

2022-01-16T10:04+0100garda-com (en)

Event. Authorities have lifted all tsunami advisories across Japan as of Jan. 16. The notices were in place following a volcanic eruption in Tonga the previous day. High waves remain possible in parts of Japan. Lingering transport disruptions may occur, especially as officials continue to check for damage.

Tsunami: Turbulent Pacific Ocean! Boiling volcanoes; Tsunami Warning 2300 km away

2022-01-16T09:57+0100morningexpress (en)

Own report: Notice the wonders of nature. The eruption of a volcano beneath the ocean caused a terrible eruption and a life-shaking terrifying eruption! Which means it’s about to be the most delusional time of the year, as well. Not only in the adjoining areas, but also far away! The tsunami was....

Tsunami threat recedes and casualty reports are yet to come in as Tonga remains cut-off

2022-01-16T09:56+0100independent-UK (en)

The US and Japan earlier warned people to move away from coastal areas. There was no update on any casualties in Tonga as even government websites were not updated. On Saturday, the eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai — a volcano that has been erupting regularly over the past few decades — was so....

More eruptions predicted for volcano off Tonga as tsunami’s effects felt around the globe

2022-01-16T09:56+0100brisbanetimes (en)

When coastal geologist Ian Goodwin went surfing at Avalon Beach at sunrise on Sunday, he could feel the after-effects of the tsunami that had ripped through Tonga only hours earlier. “Paddling out was tough, the waves were smaller and choppier,” he said. “There was a sizeable swell running and unusual currents.

MIL-OSI New Zealand: Tonga volcano: ash and smoke cause concern for air and water...

2022-01-16T09:50+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: Save The Children. Sunday, 16 January 2022: Families in Tonga are at risk of exposure to unsafe air and water due to ash and smoke from the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano that erupted yesterday, reports Save the Children. that the eruption has emitted a 5 km-wide plume of ash, steam and gas, rising approximately 20km above the volcano.

Queensland beaches closed by tsunami threat

2022-01-16T09:50+0100theage (en)

Swimmers were told to stay out of the water for much of the day after a tsunami threat alert was issued.

Jay Chanathip is safe after the tsunami hit Japan.

2022-01-16T09:48+0100archyde (en)

On the 16th of Jan. 65 from a volcanic event. hunga-tonga-hunga-haya go under the sea explosion near Tonga resulting in waves tsunami swept into the pacific coast of the United States and Japan, however Chanathip Songkrasin Kawasaki Frontale’s red label star, who is currently the Thai Rath Sport....

New Zealand stands ready to assist people of Tonga - Mahuta

2022-01-16T09:47+0100voxy (en)

The thoughts of New Zealanders are with the people of Tonga following yesterday’s undersea volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami waves, Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta says. "Damage assessments are under way and New Zealand has formally offered to provide assistance to Tonga," said Nanaia Mahuta.

Civil defence tsunami warning fail - ACT

2022-01-16T09:47+0100voxy (en)

"Residents in Northland are rightly concerned that neither the Emergency Mobile Alert system nor any Tsunami sirens were activated prior to strong surges that destroyed dozens of boats in the Tutukaka Marina, flooded at least one campground, and put lives at risk as people scrambled to get away from....

Save the Children ready to respond in Tonga and region affected by eruption

2022-01-16T09:47+0100voxy (en)

Save the Children stands ready to assist communities throughout the Pacific region affected by tsunamis and tidal waves following a series of volcanic eruptions. An eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai underwater volcano, about 65 kilometres north of Tonga’s capital of Nuku’alofa, caused a 1.

WELLINGTON, 16th January, 2022 (WAM) -- Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through, Reuters reported.

2022-01-16T09:47+0100wam-en (en)

WELLINGTON, 16th January, 2022 (WAM) -- Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through, Reuters reported.

Tonga volcano: ash and smoke cause concern for air and water safety, says Save the Children

2022-01-16T09:46+0100savethechildren (en)

Sunday, 16 January 2022: Families in Tonga are at risk of exposure to unsafe air and water due to ash and smoke from the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano that erupted yesterday, reports Save the Children. that the eruption has emitted a 5 km-wide plume of ash, steam and gas, rising approximately 20km above the volcano.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T09:43+0100floridanewstimes (en)

He said the waves slamming ashore in Hawaii were just under the criteria for a more serious tsunami warning. “It looks like everything will stay below the warning level, but it’s difficult to predict because this is a volcanic eruption, and we’re set up to measure earthquake or seismic-driven sea waves,” Snider said.

More eruptions predicted for volcano off Tonga as tsunami’s effects felt around the globe

2022-01-16T09:35+0100smh (en)

When coastal geologist Ian Goodwin went surfing at Avalon Beach at sunrise on Sunday, he could feel the after-effects of the tsunami that had ripped through Tonga only hours earlier. “Paddling out was tough, the waves were smaller and choppier,” he said. “There was a sizeable swell running and unusual currents.

Tonga volcano eruption triggers evacuation warnings

2022-01-16T09:33+01004-traders (en)

A tsunami advisory was also in effect for the U.S. and Canadian Pacific coast, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Honolulu said. The National Weather Service said tsunami waves along the Oregon and southern Washington coast were expected imminently. High waves were reported in Alaska and Hawaii earlier.

Japan's weather agency warns of tsunami following volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-16T09:31+0100peopledaily (en)

TOKYO, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) on Saturday midnight issued a tsunami warning following an earlier volcanic eruption in Tonga. The weather agency warned of the tsunami on the country's Pacific coast and urged residents to evacuate from seaside areas.

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2022-01-16T09:29+0100latestly (en)

Nuku'alofa, January 16: An underwater volcano that struck Tonga on Saturday led to Tsunami warning in the entire Pacific region. Satellite images of the undersea volcano showed the ferocity of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Haapai volcano, which experts claimed was the strongest volcano to have been recorded on a Satellite.

Coastal towns in Peru affected by volcano eruption

2022-01-16T09:26+0100yahoo-sg (en)

Images broadcasted on local television showed people walking with water up to their knees in the city of Pisco, in southern Peru. Vehicles were also trapped in the flooded streets. Despite many coastal towns such as Barranca and Paracas evacuated bathers from the beaches as a safety precaution, the....

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T09:20+0100samacharcentral (en)

Crowds gathered at the Santa Cruz Harbor in California to watch the rising and falling water strain boat ties on docks. Law enforcement tried to clear people away when big surges started at around 7:30 a.m. About an hour later, a surge went over the back lip of the harbor, filling a parking lot and low-lying streets and setting some cars afloat.

More eruptions predicted for volcano off Tonga as tsunami’s effects felt around the globe

2022-01-16T09:20+0100theage (en)

When coastal geologist Ian Goodwin went surfing at Avalon Beach at sunrise on Sunday, he could feel the after-effects of the tsunami that had ripped through Tonga only hours earlier. “Paddling out was tough, the waves were smaller and choppier,” he said. “There was a sizeable swell running and unusual currents.

Shoa raises tsunami alert in all regions of the country

2022-01-16T09:18+0100archyde (en)

During the afternoon of this Saturday it was decreed State of Caution and Alert before a possible minor tsunami in thirteen regions of the country. The tsunami would have its origin in the eruption of a underwater volcano in Tonga during the early morning and that generated a tsunami in that country and in Japan.

The eruption has travelled more than 10,000 miles

2022-01-16T09:17+0100brentwoodgazette (en)

The underwater Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano in the South Pacific ocean erupted in the early hours of Saturday morning (January 15). And the effects are being felt over 10,000 miles away in East Anglia as the region has seen huge jumps in atmospheric pressure last night.

More eruptions predicted for volcano off Tonga as tsunami’s effects felt around the globe

2022-01-16T09:15+0100theherald-au (en)

When coastal geologist Ian Goodwin went surfing at Avalon Beach at sunrise on Sunday, he could feel the after-effects of the tsunami that had ripped through Tonga only hours earlier. “Paddling out was tough, the waves were smaller and choppier,” he said. “There was a sizeable swell running and unusual currents.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms mostly down Reuters |Updated 16 minutes ago |3 min read By Praveen Menon WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand....

2022-01-16T09:15+0100thechronicleherald (en)

By Praveen Menon. WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through.

The eruption has travelled more than 10,000 miles

2022-01-16T09:14+0100essexchronicle (en)

The underwater Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano in the South Pacific ocean erupted in the early hours of Saturday morning (January 15). And the effects are being felt over 10,000 miles away in East Anglia as the region has seen huge jumps in atmospheric pressure last night.

Tonga eruption felt around the world, ‘significant damage’ caused

2022-01-16T09:13+0100citizen (en)

A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific caused “significant damage” to the island nation’s capital and smothered it in dust, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Sunday. The eruption Saturday was so powerful it was recorded around the world,....

Tonga volcano eruption triggers evacuation advisories, waves in Japan

2022-01-16T09:13+0100business-standard (en)

Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings. Around 230,000 people were advised to evacuate across....

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific undersea volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T09:13+0100business-standard (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters.

Tsunami Waves Lapped Oregon Coast, No Damage Reported

2022-01-16T09:10+0100patch (en)

PORTLAND, OR — A tsunami warning on Saturday led to warnings for Oregonians to stay away from the beach. It was predicted that the waves could be as high as three feet. While the waves fell short of that – and the tsunami warning was canceled after about 8 hours – there were still rough seas for much of the day.

New Zealand: Tsunami advisory lifted as of Jan. 16 /update 2

2022-01-16T09:04+0100garda-com (en)

Event. New Zealand's National Emergency Management Agency has canceled tsunami advisories as of evening Jan. 16. The warning was issued in response to a volcanic eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai in Tonga the previous day. Officials stated that strong currents and surges remain possible through Jan.

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T09:04+0100bristolpost (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T09:02+0100phys (en)

Crowds gathered at the Santa Cruz Harbor in California to watch the rising and falling water strain boat ties on docks. Law enforcement tried to clear people away when big surges started at around 7:30 a.m. About an hour later, a surge went over the back lip of the harbor, filling a parking lot and low-lying streets and setting some cars afloat.

Shock videos show global impact of volcano

2022-01-16T09:01+0100heraldsun (en)

Tsunami threat ‘has passed’ The tsunami threat from the powerful Tonga volcano eruption has passed, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said on Sunday, after powerful waves flooded coastlines from Japan to the United States. “Based on all available data, the tsunami threat from this volcanic eruption....

UN ready to assist Tonga after volcano eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T08:57+0100radio-pk (en)

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed deep concern over the reports of a tsunami, affecting Tonga following the eruption of an undersea volcano near the Pacific nation. In a statement, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General Farhan Haq said that the United Nations offices in the....

Pacific Tsunami threat recedes after huge underwater volcano eruption

2022-01-16T08:56+0100standard (en)

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said there had not yet been any official reports of injuries or deaths in Tonga, but cautioned that authorities had not yet made contact with some coastal areas and smaller islands. Ms Ardern said New Zealand was unable to send a military surveillance....

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:56+0100deutschewelle-ro (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Volcanic eruption in the Pacific Ocean. The shock wave has reached Casproy Wersh

2022-01-16T08:56+0100randrlife (en)

The shock wave was created after a volcanic eruption on the Pacific island of Tonga at 20.23 and reached Kasprowy Wierch – the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management reported Saturday evening. The tsunami, Saturday evening, local time, hit the coast of Japan as a result of the explosion.

“Ocean volcano” hit Tonga hard… America and Japan are in danger

2022-01-16T08:48+0100archyde (en)

that a warning of tsunami The face of Saturday morning on the West Coast of the United States, while the record of the occurrence of "Limited Flood" In Hawaii due to the eruption of the Tonga volcano. The National Meteorological Authority asked residents to leave the beaches and ports in the....

UN ready to assist Tonga after volcano eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T08:46+0100peopledaily (en)

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed his deep concern after reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga following the eruption of an undersea volcano near the Pacific nation. Tsunami warnings have been issued in countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the United States.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:44+0100deutschewelle-sr (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:44+0100deutschewelle-el (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:43+0100deutschewelle-id (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Under sea volcano erupted in Tonga

2022-01-16T08:42+0100pakistantribune (en)

WELLINGTON: An under sea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:41+0100deutschewelle-bg (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Tsunami Advisory Lifted in Bay Area, Other West Coast Areas After Undersea Volcano Eruption

2022-01-16T08:40+0100nbcbayarea (en)

In Berkeley, evacuation orders were for boats and docks at the Berkeley Marina , according to a police spokesperson. Berkeley police told NBC Bay Area that 113 people were evacuated form the Marine shoreline area and access was restricted as a mandatory evacuation order was issued.

Japan cancels tsunami warning issued after Tonga volcano eruption

2022-01-16T08:40+0100aninews (en)

Tokyo [ Japan ], January 16 (ANI/Sputnik): A tsunami warning, issued after the eruption of a volcano in the waters of the Pacific island state of Tonga , has been cancelled for all regions of since the threat has passed. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the warning was cancelled at 14:00 local time (05:00 GMT).

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:33+0100deutschewelle-hr (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Tonga volcano eruption triggers evacuation advisories, meter-high waves in Japan

2022-01-16T08:30+0100torontosun (en)

An aerial view shows capsized boats believed to be affected by the tsunami caused by an underwater volcano eruption on the island of Tonga at the South Pacific, in Muroto, Kochi prefecture, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo January 16, 2022. Photo by Kyodo REUTERS Article content.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:27+0100deutschewelle-ha (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T08:24+0100thanetgazette (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:22+0100deutschewelle-fr (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:21+0100deutschewelle-mk (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami advisories on U.S. West coast

2022-01-16T08:21+0100newsincyprus (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday (January 15), triggering tsunami warnings and evacuation orders in Japan and causing large waves in several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes. A tsunami advisory was also in effect for the U.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:19+0100deutschewelle-bs (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Tonga: Volcanic Eruption - Flash Update (As of 16 January 2022)

2022-01-16T08:17+0100reliefWeb (en)

Situation Overview. A large eruption of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha-apai underwater volcano in the evening of 15 January (at 17:26 local time) caused a tsunami and ash fall in Tonga (total pop. 105,000 people). The volcanic eruption has continued throughout the day with satellite imagery indicating a....

Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami advisories on U.S. West coast

2022-01-16T08:16+0100in-cyprus (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday (January 15), triggering tsunami warnings and evacuation orders in Japan and causing large waves in several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes. A tsunami advisory was also in effect for the U.

U.S. tsunami warning canceled after capsized 4-foot surge in Los Angeles

2022-01-16T08:16+0100eminetra (en)

The US tsunami warning was canceled after a four-foot surge in Los Angeles, a partial flooding of Santa Cruz harbor, forcing a US submarine on the west coast to submerge. The National Weather Service has discontinued tsunami warnings to the west coast following a large submarine volcano eruption near Tonga, about 6,000 miles away.

How the volcanic eruption near Tonga unfolded and the aftermath in images

2022-01-16T08:16+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has started to recede, but the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear. The underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai started having moderate eruptions again in late December. Drone footage captured in December shows the volcano erupting.

Communication difficulties reported in Tonga amid volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:16+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Ocean beach is seen in San Francisco, California, United States on January 15, 2022 as tsunami alert issued after Tonga volcanic eruption. The volcano, located 65-kilometers north of Tonga capital Nuku'alofa, had begun spewing ash, steam and gas Friday morning. ( Burak Arık - Anadolu Agency ) MELBOURNE, Australia.

DFA monitors post-volcanic situation in Tonga; close to 800 Filipinos living in Pacific Islands

2022-01-16T08:14+0100mb-com-ph (en)

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is now checking on the situation of close to 800 Filipinos in Tonga, Samoa, and Fiji after the eruption of an underwater volcano on Saturday, Jan. 15. In a statement on Sunday, Jan. 16, the DFA said the Philippine Embassy in Wellington “is closely following....

Canada Tsunami advisory rescinded for B.C. coast after Tonga volcano eruption

2022-01-16T08:12+0100cknw (en)

Tsunami advisory rescinded for B.C. coast after Tonga volcano eruption. A rare tsunami advisory for B.C.’s south coast was partially rescinded on Saturday following the violent eruption of an underwater volcano near the Tonga Islands and as Julia Foy reports, it’s yet another reminder for everyone to be prepared for the big one.

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T08:12+0100gloucestercitizen (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Tsunami alert issued for US, Canada after volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-16T08:11+0100yenisafak-en (en)

Following an underwater volcanic eruption that hit the Pacific country of Tonga, a weather center issued a tsunami warning for the western coast of US and Canada. According to a statement by the Tsunami Warning Center of US National Weather Service, a tsunami warning has been issued for the west....

Tonga volcano eruption triggers evacuation advisories, meter-high waves in Japan

2022-01-16T08:10+0100gmanews (en)

TOKYO - Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a meter hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings. Around 230,000 people were advised to evacuate....

UN ready to assist Tonga after volcano eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T08:07+0100china.org.cn (en)

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed his deep concern after reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga following the eruption of an undersea volcano near the Pacific nation. Tsunami warnings have been issued in countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the United States.

Fishers run for lives as Tongan tsunami hits New Zealand, warnings continue

2022-01-16T08:07+0100Stuff (en)

‘Within minutes, the water came up to our waists’ A group of people fishing in Hokianga Harbour on Northland’s west coast early Sunday morning had to run for their lives as tsunami water surged up to their waists. Local Lili Mullane said the group went down to the water near the northern harbour....

Philippine Embassy monitoring condition of Filipinos in Tonga, Samoa, Fiji after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:06+0100philstar (en)

MANILA, Philippines The Philippine Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand is coordinating with local authorities and community leaders to check the condition of Filipinos in Tonga, Samoa and Fiji following the eruption of an underwater volcano. The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano in Tonga erupted....

Tonga volcano eruption triggers evacuation advisories, local media reports

2022-01-16T08:06+0100standardmedia (en)

A local resident watches the coastal area from Hiyoriyama Park after a tsunami warning was issued after an underwater volcano eruption on the island of Tonga at the South Pacific. [Reuters] Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens have been advised to evacuate as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported.

New Zealand: Tsunami advisory in place along west coast of South Island and east and north coasts of North Island as of Jan. 16 /update 1

2022-01-16T08:04+0100garda-com (en)

Event. New Zealand's National Emergency Management Agency has issued a National Advisory for the west coast of South Island as of Jan. 16, warning of tsunami activity, particularly strong and unusual currents and surges at the shore. Similar advisories remain in effect for the north and east coasts of the North Island and the Chatham Islands.

Pacific tsunami: Tonga undersea volcano sends shockwaves that register as 'jolts' in Ireland

2022-01-16T08:03+0100coventrytelegraph (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

US tsunami warnings are cancelled after four foot surge capsized boats in LA

2022-01-16T08:02+0100dailymail (en)

US tsunami warnings are canceled after four-foot surge capsized boats in LA, flooded parts of Santa Cruz Harbor and forced US submarines on West Coast to dive for cover The National Weather Service called off its tsunami warning for the West Coast following the massive underwater volcano eruption....

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms mostly down

2022-01-16T08:02+0100saltwire (en)

By Praveen Menon. WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms mostly down

2022-01-16T08:02+0100thepeninsulaqatar (en)

Wellington: Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Tidal surges hit many parts of Japan after eruption in Tonga January 16, 2022 NEW

2022-01-16T08:01+0100ajw (en)

A massive underwater volcanic eruption near the South Pacific island nation of Tonga triggered surges in sea levels of up to 1.2 meters across a vast stretch of Japan’s Pacific coastline, prompting authorities to issue an early morning advisory for coastal residents to evacuate. The advisory was issued shortly after midnight on Jan.

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:58+0100exeterexpressandecho (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Pacific tsunami: Tonga undersea volcano sends shockwaves that register as 'jolts' in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:56+0100surreymirror (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

World News | Japan Cancels Tsunami Warning Issued After Tonga Volcano Eruption

2022-01-16T07:56+0100latestly (en)

Get latest articles and stories on World at LatestLY. A tsunami warning, issued after the eruption of a volcano in the waters of the Pacific island state of Tonga, has been cancelled for all regions of Japan since the threat has passed. Tokyo [Japan], January 16 (ANI/Sputnik): A tsunami warning,....

Pacific tsunami: Tonga undersea volcano sends shockwaves that register as 'jolts' in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:55+0100cambridge-news (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:55+0100leicestermercury (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Pacific Tsunami: Tonga’s submarine volcano sends a shock wave registered as a “shock” in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:55+0100londonnewstime (en)

According to monitors at Dublin headquarters, the pressure waves from the eruption of a submarine volcano off Tonga on Saturday were so intense that they registered with the Irish weather service Met Éireann. In a social media post, the Meteorological Observatory published an image of a graph....

Japan issues Tsunami alerts volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-16T07:54+0100thaipbs (en)

Tsunami alerts are in effect over wide areas along the Pacific coast of Japan, after a massive volcanic eruption in Tonga on Saturday. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami warning on Sunday for the Amami Islands and the Tokara Islands in the southwestern prefecture of Kagoshima.

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:52+0100hulldailymail (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Tonga: The UN stands ready to provide support after volcano eruption and tsunami

2022-01-16T07:49+0100publicnow (en)

Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his deep concern after reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga following the eruption of an undersea volcano near the Pacific nation. The UN chief also aired his concern about the tsunami warnings that have been issued in other countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the United States.

Pacific tsunami: Tonga undersea volcano sends shockwaves that register as 'jolts' in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:47+0100icWales (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:47+0100brentwoodgazette (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:47+0100bathchronicle (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Many tsunami warnings after volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-16T07:47+0100archyde (en)

The eruption of an undersea volcano near the island nation of Tonga has prompted tsunami warnings across much of the Pacific yesterday, including the US west coast, Australia, Japan and Chile. “Get away from beaches, ports and marinas,” the US Weather Service recommended for the US West Coast from California to Alaska.

Watch: Massive volcano eruption causes tsunami waves in Tonga, alert issued for US west coast, Japan An hour ago

2022-01-16T07:46+0100scroll-in (en)

Watch: Massive volcano eruption causes tsunami waves in Tonga, alert issued for US west coast, Japan The underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai erupted on Saturday, causing huge waves to crash onto the South Pacific island of Tonga. Entre vapor de agua, rayos y flujos piroclásticos, esta fue....

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:44+0100essexchronicle (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

PREMIUM Samoa Tsunami threat remains: U.S. volcanologist 16 January 2022, 7:26PM

2022-01-16T07:42+0100samoaobserver (en)

More tsunamis are expected until the edifice of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Haapai volcano in Tonga stabilises, says an American volcanologist and geologist. The violent eruption of the underwater volcano in Tonga at around 5pm on Saturday triggered a tsunami that crashed into residences in Tonga and led....

Tonga: Volcanic Eruption and Tsunami - Jan 2022

2022-01-16T07:40+0100humanitarianresponse (en)

After weeks of volcanic activity emitting ash, the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai underwater volcano in Tonga erupted violently on 15 January. The eruption is said to be one of the biggest in Tonga in the last 30 years, with satellite imagery indicating a 5 km wide plume of ash, steam, and gas, rising approximately 20 km above the volcano.

What is the impact on the U.S. right now?

2022-01-16T07:38+0100nytimes (en)

Communities in California and other parts of the western United States were on alert Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted in the South Pacific, leading to powerful surges of water that inundated harbors and low-lying areas and left at least six people needing rescue.

Pacific island

2022-01-16T07:37+0100palestinewater (en)

the volcanic eruption, a Pacific -wide tsunami alert was issued, sending governments to evacuate communities to higher ground or issue public advisories to stay away from the coast However, the tsunami advisory to stay away from beaches and waterways, remains in effect for most Pacific countries.

UN ready to assist Tonga after volcano eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T07:37+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed his deep concern after reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga following the eruption of an undersea volcano near the Pacific nation. Tsunami warnings have been issued in countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the United States.

Tsunami alert issued in US West Coast, Japan; flooding in Hawaii after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-16T07:36+0100dnaindia (en)

After a large underwater volcano erupted in Tonga, which is a Polynesian kingdom of over 170 South Pacific islands, a serried of tsunami warnings have been issued across the shores, most prominently in the US West Coast, Alaska, Japan, and Hawaii. The eruption of the volcano has triggered tsunami....

Tsunami concerns in Pacific abating following Tonga volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T07:34+0100kyodonews (en)

Concerns about tsunami across the Pacific were slowly abating on Sunday, following a massive underwater volcanic eruption the previous day in Tonga that prompted residents on the South Pacific island country to evacuate, but the extent of the damage remains unknown.

Fears of tsunami disaster in Tonga

2022-01-16T07:32+0100illawarramercury (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms mostly down

2022-01-16T07:31+0100thehimalayantimes (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.2-metre tsunami waves and evacuation orders on the shores of Tonga as well as several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes. Internet and phone lines went down at about 6.

Tsunami advisory canceled after surges, some flooding hit Bay Area after Pacific volcano eruption

2022-01-16T07:29+0100mercurynews (en)

An undersea volcano erupted Saturday in the Pacific Ocean near Tonga, prompting tsunami advisories and evacuations along the California Coast, including San Francisco and the Monterey Bay where beaches closed as surging water flooded harbors and low-lying coastal areas.

Tsunami activity threat for New Zealand cancelled

2022-01-16T07:28+0100radionz (en)

The National Advisory: Tsunami Activity issued for parts of New Zealand after the volcanic eruption in Tonga has been cancelled. Civil Defence issued the advisory for coastal areas on the north and east coast of the North Island, the Chatham Islands and the west coast of the South Island after the large eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai.

Major repair job needed after Tūtūkākā Marina hit by strong wave surges

2022-01-16T07:28+0100radionz (en)

Significant work will be required to fix the Far North's Tūtūkākā Marina, which was severely impacted by strong surges after the eruption of underwater volcano Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai in the Pacific. Yesterday, a tsunami advisory for the north and east coasts of the North Island was issued after....

Tsunami activity threat for New Zealand cancelled

2022-01-16T07:28+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

The National Advisory: Tsunami Activity issued for parts of New Zealand after the volcanic eruption in Tonga has been cancelled. Civil Defence issued the advisory for coastal areas on the north and east coast of the North Island, the Chatham Islands and the west coast of the South Island after the large eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai.

Major repair job needed after Tūtūkākā Marina hit by strong wave surges

2022-01-16T07:28+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Significant work will be required to fix the Far North's Tūtūkākā Marina, which was severely impacted by strong surges after the eruption of underwater volcano Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai in the Pacific. Yesterday, a tsunami advisory for the north and east coasts of the North Island was issued after....

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T07:24+0100messenger-inquirer (en)

A dock is torn apart in a marina at Tutukaka, New Zealand, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, after waves from a volcano eruption swept into the marina. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.

NSW beaches to remain closed amid dangerous surf conditions

2022-01-16T07:22+0100nationaltribune (en)

NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) and Surf Life Saving NSW are urging the public to continue staying clear of beaches due to ongoing hazardous surf conditions. Following the volcanic eruption in the Tongan Islands last night (Saturday 15 January), the Bureau of Meteorology issued a Marine Tsunami Warning for the NSW Coast.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms largely down

2022-01-16T07:16+0100brecorder (en)

WELLINGTON: Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T07:12+0100taiwannews (en)

Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday,....

Fears of tsunami disaster in Tonga

2022-01-16T07:11+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms largely down

2022-01-16T07:07+0100gazette (en)

By Praveen Menon. WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms mostly down

2022-01-16T07:04+01004-traders (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.2-metre tsunami waves and evacuation orders on the shores of Tonga as well as several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes. Internet and phone lines went down at about 6.

Cyclone Cody: Gales, swells still a risk along East Coast, MetService says

2022-01-16T07:01+0100nzherald (en)

Cyclone Cody is set to track far east of the East Cape tomorrow, and MetService is advising the risk of heavy rain has diminished. But it warns people in exposed parts of eastern Bay of Plenty and Gisborne should still be aware of a risk of severe gales.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T06:59+0100moneycontrol (en)

Dave Snider, the tsunami warning coordinator for the National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer, Alaska, said it was very unusual for a volcanic eruption to affect an entire ocean basin, and the spectacle was both humbling and scary. The tsunami waves caused damage to boats as far away as New Zealand....

Samoa No tsunami threat for Samoa; advisory remains effective 16 January 2022, 6:41PM

2022-01-16T06:57+0100samoaobserver (en)

The Samoa Meteorology Services (M.E.T.) has assured the public that there is no immediate tsunami threat facing the country following the volcanic eruption in Tonga. However, a tsunami advisory is still in effect for Samoa and the public is also advised a marine advisory is also in effect due to....

Volcano erupted inside the sea, horrifying sight captured on camera…Watch viral video

2022-01-16T06:54+0100morningexpress (en)

A fierce volcanic eruption occurred under the sea on the Polynesian country of Tonga Island on Saturday. This explosion was so powerful that the ash emanating from it was 20 km in the sky. Visible even from afar. Even small pieces of ash and stones rained in Tonga. Tsunami alert has been issued after the volcanic eruption.

Tsunami in Tonga: this is how the submarine eruption that put several countries on alert was seen from space | World

2022-01-16T06:46+0100archyde (en)

The eruption of the submarine volcano Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai, near Tonga, caused a tsunami in the South Pacific, generating alerts on several coasts and the evacuation of thousands of people. The tsunami has reached Fiji, Australia and New Zealand, but also Japan and the United States, where the....

Massive volcanic eruption under the sea; Tsunami warning issued in US

2022-01-16T06:46+0100archyde (en)

Large-scale volcanic eruption off the coast of Tonga, off the Pacific Ocean. Images and videos of the eruption were captured by a satellite called Himawari. It was shared by the Honolulu Meteorological Department and quickly went viral. The Tonga Meteorological Department also shared pictures of it.

Marina on abnormal waves: “The closure of some ports and beaches is ordered” | tsunami | Society

2022-01-16T06:46+0100archyde (en)

After strong waves and two deceased in Lambayeque due to the outflow of the sea , the Peruvian Navy ruled on the matter and stressed that there was no tsunami alert; however, he did acknowledge that Given this situation, the entity ordered the closure of some ports, beaches and coves.

Tonga volcano: Tsunami warnings as US and Japan tell citizens to get away from the shore

2022-01-16T06:46+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

P acific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday ,....

'Deeply concerned' US ready to support Tonga after volcano eruption: Blinken

2022-01-16T06:45+0100brecorder (en)

WASHINGTON: The United States is "deeply concerned" for the people of Tonga after a massive volcano eruption and tsunami, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Saturday, pledging support for the island nation. "Deeply concerned for the people of Tonga as they recover from the aftermath of a volcanic eruption and tsunami.

How the volcanic eruption near Tonga unfolded and the aftermath in images

2022-01-16T06:41+0100abc-au (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has started to recede, but the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear. The underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai started having moderate eruptions again in late December. Drone footage captured in December shows the volcano erupting.

Tsunami Advisory Canceled for Coastal Bay Area, Santa Cruz

2022-01-16T06:40+0100nbcbayarea (en)

Locally, strong and dangerous currents hit San Francisco beaches, harbor and marina docks, officials said. The National Weather Service Bay Area said that although the impact was expected to peak through 9 a.m. in parts of the region such as San Francisco, dangerous conditions will continue throughout the day.

Tonga Volcano Eruption Triggers Meter-High Waves in Japan

2022-01-16T06:38+0100voanews (en)

TOKYO — Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate Sunday as waves more than a meter high hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings. Around 230,000 people were advised to evacuate....

Fears of tsunami disaster in Tonga

2022-01-16T06:37+0100bordermail (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Tonga volcano: Photos and video give first glimpse of tsunami's impact

2022-01-16T06:37+0100Stuff (en)

The first images have started to emerge from Tonga a day after volcano eruptions triggered a tsunami , damaging communication lines in the process. Boats and boulders were swept inland and volcanic ash has left water undrinkable. The full extent of the damage is as-yet unclear as power outages and....

Pacific tsunami warning: US urges people to get away from the shore after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T06:36+0100southwales-eveningpost (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the country remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported waves slamming ashore, from a foot....

Tonga volcano eruption triggers evacuation advisories in Japan January 16 Updated

2022-01-16T06:36+0100theglobeandmail (en)

Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings. Around 230,000 people were advised to evacuate across....

Local News Local residents headed to the beach to witness strong waves Kimberly Cruz 9:34 PM, Jan 15, 2022

2022-01-16T06:36+0100ksby (en)

An underwater volcano erupted 5,000 miles away on Friday night, which triggered tsunami waves across the Pacific basin. In response, a tsunami advisory was issued by the National Weather Service for the entire west coast. This advisory means asks residents to take action by staying off the water and beach areas and to avoid marinas and waterways.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms largely down

2022-01-16T06:31+0100saltwire (en)

By Praveen Menon. WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through.

Japanese fishing boats flipped from Tonga volcano tsunami

2022-01-16T06:31+0100tvnz (en)

In the waters off Japan's southwestern prefecture of Kochi toppled or submerged boats drifted in a local port on Sunday, after reports of tsunami waves as high as 80 centimetres (31 inches), likely due to a huge undersea volcanic eruption near Tonga. Tsunami warnings also disrupted transportation of the affected areas in Japan.

Pacific tsunami warning: US urges people to get away from the shore after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T06:31+0100nottinghampost (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the country remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported waves slamming ashore, from a foot....

'I can't get a hold of anyone': Tongan Australians unable to contact loved ones after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T06:28+0100abc-au (en)

Tongan Australians have been unable to contact loved ones on the island nation in the wake of tsunami waves inundating parts of the country after an underwater volcanic eruption. Key points: Tongans living in Australia have been desperately trying to contact loved ones in Tonga after the volcanic....

Terrifying Videos Show Moment Of Tonga Volcanic Eruption And Tsunami Leaving Trail Of Destruction | Watch

2022-01-16T06:28+0100india (en)

New Delhi : Tsunami waves triggered due to an undersea volcanic eruption in Tonga raised concerns among Pacific nations and humanitarian groups as they tried to establish communications with the island nation even as the volcano cut internet and telephone connections to the country.

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano – Reuters

2022-01-16T06:27+0100todayheadline (en)

WELLINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

Fears of tsunami disaster in Tonga

2022-01-16T06:27+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Makluman Kejadian Letusan Gunung Berapi Dasar Laut di Perairan Tonga

2022-01-16T06:26+0100met-my (en)

Berikutan kejadian letusan gunung berapi di dasar laut yang berlaku di perairan Tonga pada 12:27 tengah hari (waktu Malaysia), 15 Januari 2022 dan berdasarkan kepada pemantauan berterusan, semakan bacaan tolok pasang surut serta boya antarabangsa dan tempatan, serta maklumat laman sesawang Regional....

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by eruption

2022-01-16T06:21+0100chinadailyhk (en)

In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending....

A 4-foot tsunami struck Tonga after an explosive eruption of a submarine volcano

2022-01-16T06:20+0100jioforme (en)

Tsunami caused by explosives Eruption of underwater Tonga volcano News reports blamed the Pacific coastline on Saturday (January 15) in the Pacific and rushed residents to higher ground. A four-foot (1.2-meter) high tsunami reportedly struck Nuku’alofa, the capital of Tonga, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) south of the submarine volcano.

Iron Series event postponed due to Australian tsunami warning

2022-01-16T06:19+0100samacharcentral (en)

Surf Life Saving Australia has cancelled today’s Iron Man and Iron Woman Series competition due to the beach closures and tsunami warnings in place across the east coast of New South Wales. A new date and location for the round three event – the survival format – will be announced in coming days, organisers say.

Tsunami alert issued for US, Canada after volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-16T06:18+0100nation (en)

Following an underwater volcanic eruption that hit the Pacific country of Tonga, a weather center issued a tsunami warning for the western coast of US and Canada. According to a statement by the Tsunami Warning Center of US National Weather Service, a tsunami warning has been issued for the west....

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T06:16+0100expressindia (en)

Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday,....

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T06:16+0100expressindia (en)

The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members around the world still anxiously trying to get in touch to figure out if there were any injuries and the extent of the damage. Even government websites and other official sources remained without updates.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms largely down

2022-01-16T06:14+0100thechronicleherald (en)

By Praveen Menon. WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through.

Tsunami alert activated in the Galapagos Islands due to the eruption of the submarine volcano

2022-01-16T06:14+0100archyde (en)

The authorities noted some marine disturbances. The Oceanographic and Antarctic Institute of the Ecuadorian Navy (Inocar) issued a tsunami warning this Saturday for the city of Puerto Ayora, in the Galapagos Islands. The warning comes after detecting marine disturbances as a result of the eruption....

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T06:13+0100business-standard (en)

Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday,....

Tsunami reaches Japan's Pacific coast after volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-16T06:13+0100business-standard (en)

Following a massive undersea volcanic eruption in the island country of Tonga, Tsunami was observed in the southern Japanese island of Amami-Oshima and many other places along the country's Pacific coast on Sunday. Japan's Meteorological Agency issued tsunami warnings at 12:15 am on Sunday for the....

Civil Defence Tsunami Warning Fail

2022-01-16T06:10+0100scoop-co-nz (en)

Sunday, 16 January 2022, 6:02 pm Press Release: ACT New Zealand “Residents in Northland are rightly concerned that neither the Emergency Mobile Alert system nor any Tsunami sirens were activated prior to strong surges that destroyed dozens of boats in the Tutukaka Marina, flooded at least one....

Save The Children Ready To Respond In Tonga And Region Affected By Volcano Eruption

2022-01-16T06:10+0100scoop-co-nz (en)

An eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai underwater volcano, about 65 kilometres north of Tonga’s capital of Nuku’alofa, caused a 1.2 metre tsunami at 530pm local time Saturday 15 January. A tidal wave was recorded in Fiji and tsunami warnings were issued for Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu, New Zealand and Australia.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms largely down

2022-01-16T06:09+0100metro-us (en)

By Praveen Menon. WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms largely down

2022-01-16T06:02+01004-traders (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Cyclone Cody: Gales, swells still a risk along East Coast, MetService says

2022-01-16T05:57+0100radionz (en)

But it warns people in exposed parts of eastern Bay of Plenty and Gisborne should still be aware of a risk of severe gales. It expects hazardous conditions in exposed eastern coastlines of the North Island, with large swells, significant sea surges, rips and coastal inundation possible.

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano By Reuters

2022-01-16T05:55+0100dailymaverick (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

First images of devastating damage as Tongan residents warned...

2022-01-16T05:52+0100newstalkzb (en)

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said it's "too early to tell" whether anyone has lost their life in the volcanic eruption and tsunami that hit Tonga. A defence force plane is ready to fly out, and may leave tomorrow, and a New Zealand Navy vessel is on standby to provide assistance if required.

MIL-OSI Asia-Pac: Volcano eruption triggers evacuation orders, metre-high waves in Japan

2022-01-16T05:49+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Around 230,000 people were advised to evacuate across eight prefectures due to the tsunami risk, NHK reported. The alert included areas hit by the deadly 2011 tsunami. Ten boats were capsized in Kochi prefecture on Shikoku island in southern Japan, NHK said,....

Japan's Pacific coast hit by tsunami after Tonga eruption

2022-01-16T05:45+0100JakartaPost (en)

Japan's Pacific coast was hit early Sunday by a tsunami following a massive underwater volcanic eruption in the South Pacific island country of Tonga the previous day, prompting the weather agency to issue a tsunami warning and advisories while over 210,000 residents were urged to move to high ground.

Tsunami in Chile after the eruption of the volcano in Tonga: waves of almost two meters high were recorded

2022-01-16T05:44+0100archyde (en)

The Chilean coasts were hit this Saturday afternoon by a tsunami with waves of almost two meters in the north , after the eruption of an underwater volcano near the island of Tonga in the Pacific , which had the Latin American country on alert throughout the day.

Tsunami hits California coast after underwater volcano erupts

2022-01-16T05:44+0100archyde (en)

THE ANGELS – A tsunami stemming from the eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga hit the California coast with waves that in at least one case exceeded one meter in height and caused minor flooding in parts of California. “A tsunami is occurring along the coast of Alaska, British Columbia....

Onemi orders the evacuation of the coastline of 13 regions of the country due to the possibility of a minor tsunami

2022-01-16T05:44+0100archyde (en)

© 24horas.cl Onemi orders the evacuation of the coastline of 13 regions of the country due to the possibility of a minor tsunami The National Emergency Office (Onemi) extended the order of evacuate the coastline to the regions of Tarapacá, Antofagasta, Atacama, Valparaíso, O’Higgins, Maule, Ñuble, Biobío, La Araucanía, Los Ríos and Los Lagos.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T05:44+0100financialexpress (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters.

California, Japan under tsunami advisories after volcanic eruption in Pacific Ocean

2022-01-16T05:40+0100wishtv (en)

(CNN) — An underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted violently on Saturday, causing tsunamis to hit Hawaii, Japan, and Tonga’s largest island, Tongatapu — sending waves flooding into the capital. The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano , about 30 kilometers (18.

Tonga volcano damage ‘significant’, tsunami threat passes

2022-01-16T05:39+0100scmp (en)

This satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite operated by Japan Meteorological Agency, shows the undersea volcano eruption in Tonga Saturday. Photo: AP. Huge Tonga volcanic eruption causes ‘significant damage’, but tsunami threat passes.

Tsunami warnings explained

2022-01-16T05:37+01009news (en)

The warning stretches across Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania, and also is for Lord Howe, Norfolk and Macquarie islands. The BoM says the size of the waves means the threat is for the marine environment, but there is potential for land impact on Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island.

New Zealand pledges aid after Tonga volcanic eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T05:36+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

WELLINGTON, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand has pledged to provide support for Tonga following a volcanic eruption that sent tsunami waves crashing onto the Pacific Island. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told reporters at a Sunday media conference that the New Zealand government has made....

Santa Cruz

2022-01-16T05:36+0100palestinewater (en)

All eyes were on the coast, and while the drama shut down the Beach Boardwalk and disrupted the day for beachgoers, by sunset the Bay Area appeared to dodge significant damage The famed Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk nearby shut down for the day and a surfing competition was on hold at the city’s....

Santa Cruz Harbor

2022-01-16T05:36+0100palestinewater (en)

In , where the city harbor suffered more than $20 million in damage from a March 2011 tsunami that followed an earthquake in Japan , waves Saturday flooded the harbor parking lot with about 2-3 feet of water, dislodged a dredge and washed waste bins into the channel.

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano Reuters

2022-01-16T05:36+0100AsiaOne (en)

WELLINGTON - Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday (Jan 16) after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

newsinfo Tsunami reaches Japan, 3-meter waves possible—meteorological agency

2022-01-16T05:35+0100inquirer (en)

The eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga, which triggered a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, is seen in an image from the NOAA GOES-West satellite taken at 05:00 GMT Jan. 15, 2022. (CIRA/NOAA/Handout via REUTERS) TOKYO — Tsunami reached Japan late Saturday through....

Tsunami warning for US West Coast after Tonga eruption

2022-01-16T05:33+0100nation (en)

SAN FRANCISCO - Tsunami warnings were issued Saturday for the entire US West Coast after a massive volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in Tonga, with tsunami waves triggering low-level flooding in Hawaii. The US National Weather Service issued tsunami advisories from California to Alaska,....

Cyclone Cody: Gales, swells still a risk along East Coast, MetService says

2022-01-16T05:28+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

But it warns people in exposed parts of eastern Bay of Plenty and Gisborne should still be aware of a risk of severe gales. It expects hazardous conditions in exposed eastern coastlines of the North Island, with large swells, significant sea surges, rips and coastal inundation possible.

Internet connection lost, as volcano erupts near Tonga and felt as far as US

2022-01-16T05:26+0100abc-au (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members around the world anxiously trying to get in touch to learn of any injuries and the extent of the damage.

NHK SPRING CO., LTD. Tonga volcano eruption triggers evacuation advisories, metre-high waves in Japan

2022-01-16T05:26+01004-traders (en)

Around 230,000 people were advised to evacuate across eight prefectures due to the tsunami risk, NHK reported. The alert included areas hit by the deadly 2011 tsunami. Ten boats were capsized in Kochi prefecture on Shikoku island in southern Japan, NHK said, and Japan Airlines cancelled 27 flights at airports across the country.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T05:09+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters.

Tsunami alert downgraded after Tonga deep-sea eruption

2022-01-16T05:09+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Pacific Rim nations, including Australia and New Zealand, are breathing easier as the threat recedes of a tsunami generated by a huge undersea volcanic eruption near Tonga. Australian authorities issued a tsunami warning for parts of the east coast and Lord Howe, Norfolk and Macquarie islands after the volcano erupted on Saturday night.

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2022-01-16T05:08+0100cknw (en)

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Family fears for fellow residents of tiny Tongan island of Nomuka

2022-01-16T05:07+0100Stuff (en)

A family whose village is one of the closest in the world to the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano is anxiously awaiting new s from fellow residents of Nomuka Island. The island is part of the Haʻapai group and is about 70km from the volcano that erupted for eight minutes on Saturday, raining ash and....

Japan: Officials maintain tsunami advisories in eastern parts of the country as of Jan. 16 following volcanic eruption in Tonga /update 1

2022-01-16T05:03+0100garda-com (en)

Event. Authorities continue to maintain tsunami advisories (third-highest) in the eastern coastal areas of Japan as of Jan. 16, following a volcanic eruption in Tonga the previous day. Officials have lifted tsunami warnings (second-highest on a four-tier scale) for Iwate Prefecture and Amami and Tokara islands.

'Deeply concerned' US ready to support Tonga after volcano eruption: Blinken

2022-01-16T05:02+0100bssnews (en)

WASHINGTON, Jan 16, 2022 (BSS/AFP) - The United States is "deeply concerned" for the people of Tonga after a massive volcano eruption and tsunami, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Saturday, pledging support for the island nation. "Deeply concerned for the people of Tonga as they recover....

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption January 16, 2022

2022-01-16T05:01+0100ajw (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand--The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas....

Australia, Ecuador issue tsunami warning after Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T05:01+0100bernama (en)

CANBERRA, Jan 16 -- A tsunami warning has been issued for Australia's east coast after a massive underwater volcanic eruption off the coast of Tonga, reported Xinhua new s agency. In a statement published on Saturday night, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) issued a marine threat warning for parts of....

Tonga volcano eruption: Family fear for fellow residents of tiny Tongan island of Nomuka

2022-01-16T04:59+0100nzherald (en)

By Sam Olley of RNZ A family whose village is one of the closest in the world to the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano is anxiously awaiting new s from fellow residents of Nomuka Island. The island is part of the Haʻapai group and is around 70km from the volcano that erupted for eight minutes....

Volcanic eruption, tsunami: First images of devastating damage as Tongan residents warned air toxic, water contaminated

2022-01-16T04:59+0100nzherald (en)

Large waves are washing ashore and skies are turning black in Tonga after another violent volcanic eruption from Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai. Video / Dr Faka’iloatonga Taumoefolau / Willy Baptiste Florian / Johnny Teisi / US StormWatch The first new s and images are beginning to filter out of Tonga....

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T04:55+0100jamaicaobserver (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Saturday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam....

Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami warnings in Japan, Pacific islands

2022-01-16T04:52+0100thaipbs (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering tsunami warnings and evacuation orders in Japan and causing large waves in several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes. Japan’s meteorological agency issued tsunami warnings in....

MIL-Evening Report: No reports of deaths in Tongan volcano tsunami, says NZ prime minister

2022-01-16T04:49+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says there are no official reports of injuries or deaths in Tonga in the wake of the undersea volcano eruption and tsunami, but communication with the kingdom is very limited. Communication with the island nation has been cut off since yesterday evening and....

MIL-OSI New Zealand: Aotearoa New Zealand stands ready to assist people of Tonga

2022-01-16T04:49+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: New Zealand Government. The thoughts of New Zealanders are with the people of Tonga following yesterday’s undersea volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami waves, Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta says. “Damage assessments are under way and New Zealand has formally offered to provide assistance to Tonga,” said Nanaia Mahuta.

Aotearoa New Zealand stands ready to assist people of Tonga

2022-01-16T04:48+0100publicnow (en)

The thoughts of New Zealanders are with the people of Tonga following yesterday's undersea volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami waves, Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta says. "Damage assessments are under way and New Zealand has formally offered to provide assistance to Tonga," said Nanaia Mahuta.

Tsunami alert raised in all regions of the country

2022-01-16T04:41+0100archyde (en)

During the afternoon of this Saturday it was decreed State of Caution in the face of a possible minor tsunami in thirteen regions of the country. The tsunami would have its origin in the eruption of a submarine volcano in Tonga during the early morning and that generated a tsunami in that country and in Japan.

Tonga volcano: Tsunami hits California with waves up to 4ft as island 'devastated'

2022-01-16T04:36+0100themirror (en)

Tonga has suffered significant damage after a tsunami was triggered by an underground volcano eruption, according to New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Humanitarian groups are struggling to establish communications with the pacific island nation with issues with both telephone and internet connections.

Volcano eruption triggers evacuation orders, meter-high waves in Japan

2022-01-16T04:35+0100rappler (en)

TOKYO, Japan – Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday, January 16, as waves of more than a meter hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings.

Tsunami Threat From Tonga Volcano Eruption Has 'Passed': Monitor

2022-01-16T04:33+0100barrons (en)

The tsunami threat from a powerful Tonga volcano eruption has passed, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said on Sunday, after powerful waves flooded coastlines from Japan to the United States. "Based on all available data, the tsunami threat from this volcanic eruption has now passed," the PTWC....

'Deeply Concerned' US Ready To Support Tonga After Volcano Eruption: Blinken

2022-01-16T04:33+0100barrons (en)

The United States is "deeply concerned" for the people of Tonga after a massive volcano eruption and tsunami, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Saturday, pledging support for the island nation. "Deeply concerned for the people of Tonga as they recover from the aftermath of a volcanic eruption and tsunami.

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T04:33+0100bdnews24 (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering tsunami warnings and evacuation orders on the shores of Tonga as well as several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes. Internet and phone lines went down at about 6.

Tonga-NZealand-volcano-tsunami

2022-01-16T04:32+0100nampa (en)

URGENT Tsunami threat from Tonga volcano eruption has 'passed': monitor Wellington, Jan 16, 2022 (AFP) - The tsunami threat from a powerful Tonga volcano eruption has passed, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said on Sunday, after powerful waves flooded coastlines from Japan to the United States.

Kiama's Day surges ahead to lead Ironman series

2022-01-16T04:32+0100illawarramercury (en)

It took a tsunami warning to halt Ali Day's run of dominance, but the Kiama star launched his Nutri-Grain Ironman series title defence in style over the weekend. After mustering a flawless series last year, Day was the favourite heading into the 2022 competition and he didn't disappoint on Friday....

Tsunami threat recedes from Tonga eruption

2022-01-16T04:32+0100illawarramercury (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has receded, while the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place on Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T04:32+0100hjnews (en)

Lifeguards speed out of the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, in the morning as they respond to a vessel in distress in the Monterey Bay off the coast of Capitola as tsunami surges battered the Santa Cruz County coastline. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion....

ANKARA, Jan 16 -- Following a massive underwater volcanic eruption in the Pacific country of Tonga, Japan was hit with a tsunami in its Pacific coast late Saturday. [ read more ]

2022-01-16T04:30+0100bernama (en)

While there were no reports of injuries or major damages, the agency said a small tsunami of less than 1-metre was observed across a wide area of the country's Pacific coast. Authorities in southwestern islands Kagoshima Prefecture and northeastern coastal areas urged residents to move away from the seaside.

Watch: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addresses situation in Tonga following volcanic eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T04:29+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Ardern said the undersea cable has been impacted, probably because of power cuts, and authorities are trying urgently to restore communications. If necessary New Zealand would help with any repairs that may be needed on the undersea cable that carries communications.

Watch: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addresses situation in Tonga following volcanic eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T04:26+0100radionz (en)

Ardern said the undersea cable has been impacted, probably because of power cuts, and authorities are trying urgently to restore communications. If necessary New Zealand would help with any repairs that may be needed on the undersea cable that carries communications.

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T04:26+0100moneycontrol (en)

Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday,....

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption; extent of damage to Tonga unclear The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede late Saturday into Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear.

2022-01-16T04:26+0100minnesota-publicradio (en)

Updated: 8:05 p.m. The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede late Saturday into Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of ash,....

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T04:22+0100channelnewsasia (en)

WELLINGTON: Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday (Jan 16) after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and Internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

Volcano eruption causes tsunami and flooding up to 10,000km away from its source near Tonga

2022-01-16T04:20+0100dailymail (en)

A massive undersea volcanic eruption that triggered a 7.4 magnitude earthquake near Tonga has caused tsunami waves and extensive flooding up to 10,000km away from the epicentre. The effect has been felt in New Zealand, the US, Canada and some South American countries.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T04:16+0100japantoday (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters.

GHSOCD – Earthquake Recorded; No Tsunami Threat

2022-01-16T04:13+0100pnc (en)

The Guam Department of Homeland Security and Civil Defense reported that the U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 that occurred 15 km north west of Agat at 10:11 a.m. ChST, with a depth of 121.6 km. There were no reports made to Guam 911 dispatch of damages or....

Tsunami threat recedes from huge volcanic eruption in the Pacific Ocean

2022-01-16T04:11+0100exbulletin (en)

Tonga’s meteorological services said a tsunami warning had been issued for all of the archipelago, and data from the Pacific Tsunami Center said waves of 80 centimeters (2.7 feet) were detected. Rachel Afiki Taumoibo, who chairs the New Zealand Tonga Business Council, said she hopes the relatively....

Tsunami threat recedes from Tonga eruption

2022-01-16T04:11+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has receded, while the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place on Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters.

Tsunami on the coast of the western United States was present after the eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga

2022-01-16T04:11+0100archyde (en)

© Frederic J. Brown Waves from seven centimeters to one meter with 24 centimeters have been recorded on the coast of California. The west coast of the United States and Canada was hit by a tsunami that was caused by the eruption of an underwater volcano on the island of Tonga on Saturday.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T04:10+0100ChinaPost (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and....

The West Coast is under a tsunami advisory. Here’s what that...

2022-01-16T04:10+0100truemedian (en)

A massive volcanic eruption sent tsunami waves into the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday. This led to and the According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, the Hawaiian islands have so far experienced only minor flooding from the event. While there are no catastrophic waves anticipated in the....

Massive Tonga volcano eruption felt around world, triggers tsunami

2022-01-16T04:09+0100scmp (en)

An image taken from footage by Japan’s Himawari-8 satellite shows the volcanic eruption in Tonga. Photo: AFP. Massive Tonga volcano eruption felt around world, triggers tsunami. Underwater volcano eruption in Tonga was equivalent to a 5.8 magnitude earthquake at zero depth; It triggered tsunami....

Volcano Eruption Caused 'Significant' Damage In Tonga: NZealand PM Ardern

2022-01-16T04:04+0100barrons (en)

Tonga's capital Nuku'alofa suffered "significant" damage in the powerful volcanic eruption which triggered a tsunami but there had been no reports of injury or death, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Sunday. "The tsunami has had a significant impact on the foreshore on the northern....

US: Officials issue tsunami warning in coastal areas of Calif., as of late Jan. 15

2022-01-16T04:03+0100garda-com (en)

Event. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) has issued a tsunami advisory, second-highest on a four-tier scale for parts of California coastline as of evening Jan. 15. Reports indicate that minor tsunamis are already occurring along the coast. Waves of upto 1 meter ( 3 feet) height are possible.

South America: Potential tsunami threat advisory issued for several South American countries following volcanic eruption in Tonga, Jan. 15

2022-01-16T04:03+0100garda-com (en)

Event. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) issued potential tsunami threat advisories for Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru evening Jan. 15, following the volcanic eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai in Tonga. Reports indicate that a minor tsunami caused flooding in coastal areas of Peru, including Pisco.

AFP - Tonga-NZealand-volcano-tsunami

2022-01-16T04:03+0100nampa (en)

URGENT Volcano eruption caused 'significant' damage in Tonga: NZealand PM Ardern Wellington, Jan 16, 2022 (AFP) - Tonga's capital Nuku'alofa suffered "significant" damage in the powerful volcanic eruption which triggered a tsunami but there had been no reports of injury or death, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Sunday.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T04:00+0100whig (en)

In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending....

Watch: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addresses situation in Tonga following volcanic eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T03:58+0100rnzi (en)

There are no official reports of injuries or deaths in Tonga, but communication with the island is very limited, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says. Communication with the island nation has been cut off since yesterday evening and members of the Tongan community in New Zealand are desperately awaiting new s of their loved ones.

Tonga volcanic eruption: 'Too early to tell' - Jacinda Ardern on injuries, damage from disaster

2022-01-16T03:58+0100nzherald (en)

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said it's "too early to tell" whether anyone has lost their life in the volcanic eruption and tsunami that hit Tonga. A defence force plane is ready to fly out, and may leave tomorrow, and a New Zealand Navy vessel is on standby to provide assistance if required.

Tongan Olympian hasn't heard from family since volcanic eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T03:58+0100nzherald (en)

Tongan Olympian Pita Taufatofua says he hasn't heard from his family following yesterday's violent volcanic eruption. Taufatofua became internationally famous after appearing in a traditional Tongan ta'ovala wrapped around his waist with his chest bared and oiled as Tonga's flagbearer in the 2016....

Volcano eruption triggers evacuation orders, metre-high waves in Japan TOKYO (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, publi... 39m ago

2022-01-16T03:51+0100kelo (en)

TOKYO (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings.

Aotearoa New Zealand stands ready to assist people of Tonga

2022-01-16T03:51+0100nationaltribune (en)

The thoughts of New Zealanders are with the people of Tonga following yesterday’s undersea volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami waves, Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta says. “Damage assessments are under way and New Zealand has formally offered to provide assistance to Tonga,” said Nanaia Mahuta.

Tongan Olympian hasn't heard from family since volcanic eruption, tsunami 19 minutes ago

2022-01-16T03:51+0100newstalkzb (en)

Tongan Olympian Pita Taufatofua says he hasn't heard from his family following yesterday's violent volcanic eruption. Taufatofua became internationally famous after appearing in a traditional Tongan ta'ovala wrapped around his waist with his chest bared and oiled as Tonga's flagbearer in the 2016....

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T03:50+0100rappler (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday, January 16, after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

Volcano eruption triggers evacuation orders, metre-high waves in Japan TOKYO (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, publi... 38m ago

2022-01-16T03:48+0100wsau (en)

TOKYO (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings.

Bay Area tsunami advisory: What do the different tsunami alerts mean? - Pacifica Tribune

2022-01-16T03:47+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

There are various tsunami warning levels based on the danger to the public. The San Francisco Bay Area and West Coast are currently under a tsunami advisory. Here is what the National Weather Service says about the alerts: “Tsunami messages are issued by the tsunami warning centers to notify....

1945: Tsunami strikes Karachi coast, killing 4,000

2022-01-16T03:45+0100dawn (en)

Chief meteorologist Tauseef Alam should be commended for bringing to attention this major potential catastrophe facing Karachi. There are a lot of similarities between the Makran subduction region and the Cascadia subduction region, about 50 miles offshore from the US Northwest.

New Caledonians ordered to shelters in tsunami alert after big quake

2022-01-16T03:45+0100dawn (en)

A shallow and powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off New Caledonia on Wednesday prompting a tsunami alert and evacuations on the Pacific island, authorities said. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said that tsunami waves had been “observed” in the region but did not say where.

Volcano erupts in Pacific; US coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T03:45+0100dawn (en)

A grab taken from footage recorded by Japan’s Himawari-8 satellite and released by the National Institute of Information and Communications, Japan, on Saturday shows the volcanic eruption that triggered a tsunami in Tonga. The eruption was so intense it was heard in Fiji, more than 800km away.—AFP.

Tsunami warning in Tonga, US West Coast after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T03:44+0100dailytimesPK (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption that triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific, including the entire US West Coast. The latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-HungaHa’apai volcano came just a few hours after a separate Friday tsunami warning was lifted due to the eruption.

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T03:42+0100straitstimesSG (en)

WELLINGTON (REUTERS, XINHUA) - Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday (Jan 16) after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and Internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

Family fear for fellow residents of tiny Tongan island of Nomuka

2022-01-16T03:41+0100radionz (en)

Dave Sheen is fearing for the lives of Nomuka villagers, who live in very "basic" housing. The highest point on the island is less than 40m above sea level, but there is a telecommunications tower there, and a home where people may have sheltered. Friends are house-sitting the Sheens' property that....

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T03:41+0100ksl (en)

Estimated read time: 6-7 minutes. WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening,....

Submarine volcano in Tonga erupts violently, Japan issues tsunami warning continuously

2022-01-16T03:41+0100archyde (en)

Tonga volcanic eruption formed a super mushroom cloud: causing many tsunamis and seawater pouring into houses. Undersea volcano in Tonga erupts violently, Japan issues tsunami warnings. Xinhua News Agency, Tokyo, January 16. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami warning in the early....

Tonga eruption: US west coast tsunami warning, Hawaii floods

2022-01-16T03:41+0100archyde (en)

The eruption of an undersea volcano off an island in the South Pacific Ocean caused a tsunami on Saturday in the Tonga Islands, which reached Japan with 1:20 swells, Chile and the west coast of the United States also being placed on alert. • Read also: Stunning views from space showed the timing of....

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T03:41+0100archyde (en)

WELLINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

New Zealand, California impacted by tsunami after violent volcano eruption off Tonga

2022-01-16T03:40+0100brisbanetimes (en)

On Sunday morning Australian time, photographs showed water inundating low-lying areas in Small Craft Harbor in Santa Cruz, California. Water from the tsunami was also seen receding in front of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. The New York Times said early reports suggested that damage from the....

Tsunami threat recedes from Tonga eruption

2022-01-16T03:37+0100bordermail (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has receded, while the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place on Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters.

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T03:37+0100gazette (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T03:36+0100mercurynews (en)

By NICK PERRY. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of....

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T03:32+0100saltwire (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

The tsunami wave heights that hit Aussie shores

2022-01-16T03:32+0100westernadvocate (en)

The undersea earthquake which shook Tonga is more than 3700km from mainland Australia's east coast. Yet so significant was the eruption that the ripple effect did indeed hit Australian shores. Sea level gauges returned date on the wave heights generated by the tsunami and, of the Australian data, the impact on Norfolk Island was most significant.

TONGA-VOLCANO - Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption By Nick Perry

2022-01-16T03:32+0100nampa (en)

Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. Wellington, Jan 16 (AP) The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a....

Family fear for fellow residents of tiny Tongan island of Nomuka

2022-01-16T03:28+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Dave Sheen is fearing for the lives of Nomuka villagers, who live in very "basic" housing. The highest point on the island is less than 40m above sea level, but there is a telecommunications tower there, and a home where people may have sheltered. Friends are house-sitting the Sheens' property that....

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T03:26+0100euronews-en (en)

WELLINGTON – Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

The tsunami wave heights that hit Aussie shores

2022-01-16T03:26+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

The undersea earthquake which shook Tonga is more than 3700km from mainland Australia's east coast. Yet so significant was the eruption that the ripple effect did indeed hit Australian shores. Sea level gauges returned date on the wave heights generated by the tsunami and, of the Australian data, the impact on Norfolk Island was most significant.

Tsunami threat recedes from Tonga eruption

2022-01-16T03:26+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has receded, while the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place on Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters.

Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami warnings in Japan, Pacific islands

2022-01-16T03:25+0100marianasvariety (en)

(Reuters) — An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering tsunami warnings and evacuation orders in Japan and causing large waves in several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes.

Eruption of submarine volcano in Tonga if it had an impact on Peru, recognizes the Indeci

2022-01-16T03:25+0100california18 (en)

The National Civil Defense Institute (Indeci) reported that, as a result of the volcanic eruption recorded at 00:27 hours on Saturday, January 15, with an epicenter in the sea, located 73 kilometers north of Nukualofa, Tonga, there were waves on the coast of the department of Ica.

California under tsunami advisory after volcanic eruption in Pacific Ocean

2022-01-16T03:23+0100wishtv (en)

(CNN) — An underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted violently on Saturday, causing tsunamis to hit Hawaii, Japan, and Tonga’s largest island, Tongatapu — sending waves flooding into the capital. The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano , about 30 kilometers (18.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T03:22+0100actionnewsjax (en)

New Zealand Tonga Volcano Eruption A couple look at a damaged boat in a marina at Tutukaka, New Zealand, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, after waves from a volcano eruption swept into the marina. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami....

Tsunami hits Tonga after giant underwater volcano erupts (video)

2022-01-16T03:21+0100thetimeshub (en)

The volcanic eruption was so powerful that it could be heard at a distance of 800 km. It was also captured by satellite. The subsequent tsunami flooded the islands of the country. Source: focus.ua. The island nation of Tonga was hit by a tsunami after the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haapai volcano.

An Underwater Volcano off Tonga Erupted, Triggering a Tsunami Warning for Several South ... - Latest Tweet by Reuters

2022-01-16T03:20+0100latestly (en)

The latest Tweet by Reuters states, 'An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with social-media footage showing waves crashing into homes ...' An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted, triggering a tsunami warning for several....

A Day After There Was No Report of Damage to the #California Coast by #tsunami Triggered ... - Latest Tweet by IANS India

2022-01-16T03:20+0100latestly (en)

The latest Tweet by IANS India states, 'A day after there was no report of damage to the #California coast by #tsunami triggered due to an undersea volcano that erupted in #Tonga.' A day after there was no report of damage to the coast by #tsunami triggered due to an undersea volcano that erupted....

Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami warnings in Japan, Pacific islands Reuters

2022-01-16T03:20+0100AsiaOne (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday (Jan 15), triggering tsunami warnings and evacuation orders in Japan and causing large waves in several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes. Japan's meteorological agency issued tsunami....

Volcano eruption triggers evacuation orders, metre-high waves in Japan

2022-01-16T03:19+0100economictimes (en)

Around 230,000 people were advised to evacuate across eight prefectures due to the tsunami risk, NHK reported. The alert included areas hit by the deadly 2011 tsunami. AP Newport Beach Police Department vehicles are parked on the beach in Newport Beach, Calif., early Saturday, after a tsunami advisory was issued for Hawaii and the U.

Watch: Volcano erupts in Pacific and triggers tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T03:19+0100economictimes (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.

Four-foot waves spark coastal flooding as tsunami strikes California and warning is issued

2022-01-16T03:18+0100dailymail (en)

In Tonga, a Twitter user identified as Dr. Faka'iloatonga Taumoefolau posted video showing waves crashing ashore. 'Can literally hear the volcano eruption, sounds pretty violent,' he wrote, adding in a later post: 'Raining ash and tiny pebbles, darkness blanketing the sky.

JAPAN AIRLINES CO., LTD. Volcano eruption triggers evacuation orders, metre-high waves in Japan

2022-01-16T03:17+01004-traders (en)

TOKYO (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T03:16+0100startribune (en)

Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters. A sonic boom could be heard as far away as Alaska. In nearby Tonga it sent tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, tsunami waves reach Nawiliwili harbor

2022-01-16T03:15+0100thegardenisland (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members around the world on....

Russia, Japan issue tsunami warnings after Tonga volcano eruption

2022-01-16T03:15+0100uniindia (en)

Moscow, Jan 15 (UNI/Sputnik) Tsunami warnings were issued on Saturday for Russia’s Kuril Islands and Japan after a massive undersea volcanic eruption in the island country of Tonga caused a wave surge in the Pacific. The Russian emergency authorities in the Pacific coast district of Sakhalin told....

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T03:10+0100metro-us (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

Ecuador issues tsunami warning after eruption of undersea volcano in Tonga

2022-01-16T03:08+0100china.org.cn (en)

QUITO, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Ecuadorian Navy Oceanographic Institute (INOCAR) on Saturday issued a "tsunami warning" to Puerto Ayora, the largest town in central Galapagos Islands, some 1,000 km west from continental Ecuador, due to the eruption of an undersea volcano in Tonga in the South Pacific.

UPDATE 1-Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T03:08+0100en-finance-yahoo (en)

(Adds NZ foreign ministry, Red Cross comments) WELLINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T03:05+0100wftv (en)

New Zealand Tonga Volcano Eruption A couple look at a damaged boat in a marina at Tutukaka, New Zealand, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, after waves from a volcano eruption swept into the marina. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami....

Volcano triggers Tonga tsunami, alerts from Japan to US

2022-01-16T03:04+0100koreatimes (en)

An underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted Saturday with a stunning blast, sending tsunami waves onto nearby Tonga and to the north in Japan, with warnings of dangerous ocean surges issued as far away as the US West Coast. Dramatic satellite images showed the long, rumbling eruption of the....

Australia issues tsunami warning after Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T03:04+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

CANBERRA, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- A tsunami warning has been issued for Australia's east coast after a massive underwater volcanic eruption off the coast of Tonga. In a statement published on Saturday night, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) issued a marine threat warning for parts of New South Wales,....

Concern for 8000 people living on Ha'apai group of islands in Tonga

2022-01-16T03:04+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

“That’s our biggest concern right now,” he said. “Whether people are safe ... the toxic fumes, breathing difficulties.” Lua said people on Tonga were terrified throughout the night, with no idea of what was happening and if the volcano would erupt again or they faced more tsunamis.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T03:03+0100eastbaytimes (en)

By NICK PERRY. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of....

California’s 5 most deadly, devastating tsunamis

2022-01-16T03:03+0100eastbaytimes (en)

FILE – In this March 11, 2011 file photo, boats collide with one another after a Tsunami surge of water swept through a boat basin in Crescent City, Calif. Since the tidal gauge was installed in the boat basin in 1934, this small port on California’s rugged northern coast has been hit by 34 tsunamis.

Pacific tsunami warning: US urges people to get away from the shore after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T03:01+0100bristolpost (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the country remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported waves slamming ashore, from a foot....

Ecuador issues tsunami warning after eruption of undersea volcano in Tonga

2022-01-16T03:01+0100nampa (en)

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. QUITO, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Ecuadorian Navy Oceanographic Institute (INOCAR) on Saturday issued a "tsunami warning" to Puerto Ayora, the largest town in central Galapagos Islands, some 1,000 km west from continental Ecuador, due to the eruption of an undersea volcano in Tonga in the South Pacific.

Australia issues tsunami warning after Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T03:01+0100nampa (en)

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. CANBERRA, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- A tsunami warning has been issued for Australia's east coast after a massive underwater volcanic eruption off the coast of Tonga. In a statement published on Saturday night, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) issued a marine threat warning....

Hawke's Bay: Boaties, beach goers asked to stay out of the water until Wednesday

2022-01-16T02:58+0100nzherald (en)

The public and boaties are being warned to stay out of the water and away from beaches across Hawke's Bay until Wednesday, as the region faces the potential double whammy of tsunami and cyclone after effects. The Hawke's Bay Civil Defence Emergency Management Group (HBCDEM) issued the advisory on....

Volcanic eruption: Warning Tonga's air 'toxic'; no reports of deaths following tsunami

2022-01-16T02:58+0100nzherald (en)

The first new s is beginning to filter out of Tonga following the violent eruption of an underground volcano 65km north of the capital Nuku'alofa. Last night's eruption sent ash and steam spewing into the sky while sonic booms have been reportedly heard as far away as Alaska.

Updates from New Zealand and the Pacific after Tonga tsunami and eruption

2022-01-16T02:54+0100samoanews (en)

Wellington, NEW ZEALAND — Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will hold a media conference this afternoon to address New Zealand's response to the crisis in Tonga. In a post on her Facebook page, Ardern said images of the volcanic eruption were "hugely concerning".

Volcano triggers Tonga tsunami, alerts from Japan to US

2022-01-16T02:53+0100thesundaily (en)

NUKU’ALOFA: An underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted yesterday with a stunning blast, sending tsunami waves onto nearby Tonga and to the north in Japan, with warnings of dangerous ocean surges issued as far away as the US West Coast. Dramatic satellite images showed the long, rumbling....

'Heartbroken' Tongans wait for news from family after eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T02:52+0100Stuff (en)

Ofa Fisiikava faces an anxious wait to hear how his grandmother and aunties fared in Tonga’s eruption and tsunami. “We haven’t heard from them, because there are no networks,” said the 36-year-old Hamilton resident. “But it’s really terrible at the moment. I am just hoping my family is alright.

Tsunami advisory rescinded for B.C. coast after Tonga volcano eruption 35531 Read

2022-01-16T02:51+0100cknw (en)

A tsunami advisory forBritish Columbia’s coast was partially rescinded on Saturday afternoon, following the violent eruption of an underwater volcano near the Tonga Islands. The advisory, which was not an formal tsunami warning to evacuate coastal areas, initially covered four zones. Shortly before 1 p.

California’s 5 most deadly, devastating tsunamis

2022-01-16T02:51+0100mercurynews (en)

FILE – In this March 11, 2011 file photo, boats collide with one another after a Tsunami surge of water swept through a boat basin in Crescent City, Calif. Since the tidal gauge was installed in the boat basin in 1934, this small port on California’s rugged northern coast has been hit by 34 tsunamis.

Tsunami warnings for NSW

2022-01-16T02:51+0100nationaltribune (en)

As a result of an eruption of HUNGA TONGA-HUNGA HA’APA in the Tongan Islands at 3.10pm AEDT Saturday 15 January 2022, the Bureau of Meteorology issued a Marine Tsunami Warning for the NSW Coastline, Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island. NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) is the lead agency for Tsunami in NSW.

Volcano triggers Tonga tsunami, alerts from Japan to US

2022-01-16T02:51+0100terradaily (en)

An underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted Saturday with a stunning blast, sending tsunami waves onto nearby Tonga and to the north in Japan, with warnings of dangerous ocean surges issued as far away as the US West Coast. Dramatic satellite images showed the long, rumbling eruption of the....

Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami warnings in Japan

2022-01-16T02:50+0100chinadailyhk (en)

In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending....

MIL-OSI United Nations: Tonga: The UN stands ready to provide support after volcano eruption and tsunami

2022-01-16T02:49+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his deep concern after reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga following the eruption of an undersea volcano near the Pacific nation.

Tsunami Warning Ordered for Tonga

2022-01-16T02:49+0100wsj-en (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand—An undersea volcano erupted Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

B.C. tsunami advisory lifted after underwater volcano erupts in Tonga

2022-01-16T02:48+0100barrie (en)

Vancouver - A tsunami advisory, that had been issued for parts of the B.C. coast after an underwater volcano near Tonga in the South Pacific islands erupted on Saturday, has been lifted. The advisory had covered the north coast including Haida Gwaii, and the central and northeast Vancouver Island....

A tsunami caused by a massive underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga reaches Japan’s coast

2022-01-16T02:43+0100khmertimes (en)

A tsunami caused by a massive underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga reached Japan’s coast late Saturday and early Sunday, with the weather agency warning that waves of up to 3 meters could hit some areas. A tsunami warning was issued first for the Amami and Tokara islands and later extended to the coast of Iwate Prefecture.

No damage to California coast by tsunami after Tonga volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T02:43+0100menafn (en)

Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) A day after there was no report of damage to the California coast by tsunami triggered by an undersea volcano that erupted in Tonga. California, Oregon, and Washington state, as well as parts of Hawaii, south Alaska and the Aleutian islands were all expected to also be....

Topic #Tsunami California

2022-01-16T02:41+0100newsbreak-USA (en)

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF/AP)– An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending tsunami waves rolling thousands of miles across the Pacific, surging onto Northern California beaches and into coastal harbors, causing evacuations, beach closures and minor flooding in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The tsunami wave heights that hit Aussie shores

2022-01-16T02:41+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

The undersea earthquake which shook Tonga is more than 3700km from mainland Australia's east coast. Yet so significant was the eruption that the ripple effect did indeed hit Australian shores. Sea level gauges returned date on the wave heights generated by the tsunami and, of the Australian data, the impact on Norfolk Island was most significant.

Underwater Tonga volcano triggers alerts

2022-01-16T02:41+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members around the world on Sunday still anxiously trying....

Tsunami advisory in effect for part of US west coast after volcanic eruption: ‘Keep away from shore and head for higher ground’

2022-01-16T02:41+0100exbulletin (en)

“Small changes in sea level, strong or unusual currents may persist for several additional hours in some coastal areas and appropriate coastal areas and boaters and swimmers should exercise caution,” the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center tweeted. . This satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese....

Tsunami Activity Continues To Be Observed

2022-01-16T02:40+0100scoop-co-nz (en)

Strong currents and surges can injure and drown people. There is a danger to swimmers, surfers, people fishing, small boats and anyone in or near the water close to shore. People in or near the sea should move out of the water, off beaches and shore areas and away from harbours, rivers and estuaries until this Advisory is cancelled.

Beaches closed due to tsunami warning, hazardous surf

2022-01-16T02:40+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

NSW Surf Life Saving has closed all NSW beaches on Sunday morning, due to a tsunami warning affecting the NSW coastline - and much of eastern Australia. Nippers activities have also been cancelled due to ocean turbulence, unpredictable tides, strong rip currents and hazardous ocean activities.

US West Coast Under Tsunami Advisory After Volcano Erupts in Pacific

2022-01-16T02:39+0100theepochtimes (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand—An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members around the world on....

Tonga Cut Off After Volcanic Eruption, Tsunami

2022-01-16T02:39+0100wsj-en (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand—New Zealand’s leader called the volcanic eruption near Tonga “hugely concerning,” as the Pacific archipelago remained largely cut off from the world a day after tsunami waves crashed onto its shores. An undersea volcano erupted powerfully on Saturday , generating a gigantic....

Tongan volcanic eruption registers on Mount Hood earthquake monitors, plus 3 bonus charts

2022-01-16T02:38+0100oregonlive (en)

Seismic monitors on Mount Hood picked up the aftermath of the underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Geological Survey said Saturday. The USGS on Twitter credited the sophisticated equipment deployed in the Cascades for seismic monitoring for picking up the airwaves from the eruption.

Tsunami advisory issued for West Coast, California after Tonga underwater volcano erupts - The Washington Post

2022-01-16T02:37+0100google-top-stories (en)

The National Weather Service issued a tsunami advisory for coastal areas of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, a lower threat level than a warning but still signaling a tsunami capable of generating strong currents and dangerous waves. The agency ruled out “widespread inundation” but nonetheless urged caution.

Powerful Volcanic Blast Not The Cause For 2018 Indonesian Island Collapse

2022-01-16T02:36+0100eurasiareview (en)

The volcano had been erupting for around six months prior to the collapse, which saw more than two-thirds of its height slide into the sea as the island halved in area. The event triggered a devastating tsunami, which inundated the coastlines of Java and Sumatra and led to the deaths of more than 400 people.

Tsunami warning for US West Coast, flooding in Hawaii

2022-01-16T02:36+0100thenews-pk (en)

SAN FRANCISCO: Tsunami warnings were issued on Saturday for the entire US West Coast after a massive volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in Tonga, with tsunami waves triggering low-level flooding in Hawaii. The US National Weather Service issued tsunami advisories from the bottom of....

Tsunami advisory canceled for Oregon, Washington coasts

2022-01-16T02:35+0100kptv (en)

SEATTLE (KPTV) - The National Weather Service has said a tsunami advisory for the Oregon and Washington coasts has been canceled Saturday afternoon. The tsunami advisory for the Washington and Oregon coasts is cancelled. No tsunami danger exists for the area.To repeat, the tsunami advisory is cancelled.

Tsunami hits Pacific coast of Japan after volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-16T02:34+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Ankara. Following a massive underwater volcanic eruption in the Pacific country of Tonga, Japan was hit with a tsunami in its Pacific coast late Saturday, local media reported. A 1.2-meter tsunami was observed in the city of Amami, while a 1.1-meter tsunami arrived in Iwate Prefecture, according to Kyodo News.

B.C. tsunami advisory lifted after underwater volcano erupts in Tonga

2022-01-16T02:34+0100ctvnews (en)

Vancouver - A tsunami advisory, that had been issued for parts of the B.C. coast after an underwater volcano near Tonga in the South Pacific islands erupted on Saturday, has been lifted. The advisory had covered the north coast including Haida Gwaii, and the central and northeast Vancouver Island....

Pacific Ocean

2022-01-16T02:34+0100palestinewater (en)

Friday evening in ) in a volcano off the coast of , about 5, miles southwest of Pacific coast were being asked Saturday to leave or avoid the coastline and be attentive to updated instructions from local emergency management officials ... “The ocean burps, and that burp includes pebbles and ash —....

NZ warns of strong currents due to volcanic eruption in...

2022-01-16T02:32+0100pakobserver (en)

New Zealand’s National Emergency Management Agency has warned of strong currents and unpre-dictable surges caused by the eruption of a volcano in the waters of the Pacific island state of Tonga. Earlier in the day, Tonga issued a tsunami warn-ing after the undersea Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano erupted.

Tsunami Advisory Issued for West Coast, Hawaii, Alaska After Volcano Erupts in Tonga

2022-01-16T02:31+0100breitbart-com (en)

The National and Pacific Tsunami Warning Centers have issued tsunami advisories for the entire West Coast, Hawaii, and parts of Alaska as a volcano erupted near Tonga late Friday. The advisory was announced by the National Tsunami Warning Center (NTWC) at 7:55 a.m.

Tsunami warnings for NSW

2022-01-16T02:28+0100miragenews (en)

As a result of an eruption of HUNGA TONGA-HUNGA HA’APA in the Tongan Islands at 3.10pm AEDT Saturday 15 January 2022, the Bureau of Meteorology issued a Marine Tsunami Warning for the NSW Coastline, Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island. NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) is the lead agency for Tsunami in NSW.

On California beaches, tsunami brings choppy waves, isolated flooding and much curiosity

2022-01-16T02:27+0100news-yahoo (en)

The tsunami activity that hit the California coast on Saturday brought modest waves, f looding in some locations and much curiosity. There were no reports of major damage or injuries, with most areas seeing 1- to 2-foot waves. Officials did not expect major flooding but warned that the situation —....

Tongo Volcano Erupts, Triggers Tsunami Alerts Around Pacific

2022-01-16T02:23+0100northernirelandnews (en)

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members around the world on....

Tonga: The UN stands ready to support after volcano eruption and tsunami

2022-01-16T02:17+0100reliefWeb (en)

Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his deep concern after reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga following the eruption on an undersea volcano near the Pacific nation. The UN chief also aired his concern about the tsunami warnings that have been issued in other countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the United States.

Tsunami advisory issued for West Coast, California after Tonga underwater volcano erupts - The Washington Post

2022-01-16T02:17+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

The National Weather Service issued a tsunami advisory for coastal areas of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, a lower threat level than a warning but still signaling a tsunami capable of generating strong currents and dangerous waves. The agency ruled out “widespread inundation” but nonetheless urged caution.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T02:16+0100denverpost (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members around the world on....

Tsunami inundates low-lying Californian areas after violent volcano eruption off Tonga

2022-01-16T02:09+0100theherald-au (en)

On Sunday morning Australian time, photographs showed water inundating low-lying areas in Small Craft Harbor in Santa Cruz, California. Water from the tsunami was also seen receding in front of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. The New York Times said early reports suggested that damage from the....

Tsunami alert canceled off the coast of Ecuador after volcano eruption in Tonga

2022-01-16T02:09+0100archyde (en)

© Tim Graham (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images) The National Service for Risk and Emergency Management of Ecuador (SNGRE) confirmed after a report from the Oceanographic and Antarctic Institute of the Ecuadorian Navy (Inocar) at 5:27 p.m. this Saturday, that the tsunami alert in Ecuador is canceled.

Video of Tongan volcano shows spectacular eruption

2022-01-16T02:08+0100oregonlive (en)

In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending....

The tsunami wave heights that hit Aussie shores

2022-01-16T02:06+0100bordermail (en)

The undersea earthquake which shook Tonga is more than 3700km from mainland Australia's east coast. Yet so significant was the eruption that the ripple effect did indeed hit Australian shores. Sea level gauges returned date on the wave heights generated by the tsunami and, of the Australian data, the impact on Norfolk Island was most significant.

Underwater Tonga volcano triggers alerts

2022-01-16T02:06+0100bordermail (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members around the world on Sunday still anxiously trying....

Tsunami inundates low-lying Californian areas after violent volcano eruption off Tonga

2022-01-16T02:05+0100brisbanetimes (en)

On Sunday morning Australian time, photographs showed water inundating low-lying areas in Small Craft Harbor in Santa Cruz, California. Water from the tsunami was also seen receding in front of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. The New York Times said early reports suggested that damage from the....

Tongo Volcano Erupts, Triggers Tsunami Alerts Around Pacific

2022-01-16T02:04+0100cambodiantimes (en)

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members around the world on....

Hunter beaches closed after tsunami warning for east coast

2022-01-16T02:03+0100newcastleherald (en)

HUNTER beaches are closed and residents have been urged to stay out of the water, after the Bureau of Meteorology issued a Marine Tsunami Warning for the state's east coast. NSW SES issued a statement on Sunday that said it was working closely with Surf Life Saving, NSW Police and local councils to....

Volcanic eruption: NZ promises $500,000 for Tonga, Jacinda Ardern to speak this afternoon

2022-01-16T01:58+0100nzherald (en)

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will this afternoon give an update on the Government's response to the crisis unfolding in Tonga following the volcanic eruption and tsunami. She'll be joined by Defence Minister Peeni Henare, and Minister of Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio at 3pm in Auckland.

Volcanic eruption: New Zealand ready to help Tonga; tsunami surge destroys boats, closes beaches in NZ

2022-01-16T01:58+0100nzherald (en)

Images of the violent volcanic eruption near Tonga are "hugely concerning", Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says. In a social media post Ardern said communication had been difficult following the eruption of the underground volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai last night.

The tsunami has reached New Zealand

2022-01-16T01:55+0100california18 (en)

– Daylight has confirmed the extent of the damage to the marina in Tutukaka, with sad new s for the owners of a number of boats. The clean-up work is already well underway, it says in a statement from the civil defense in the country’s northernmost region Northland.

Tsunami in Tonga: waves of 3 meters in Japan and 45 cm in California, coastal evacuation in Chile

2022-01-16T01:55+0100california18 (en)

Saturday, January 15, 2022 | 8:39 p.m. The eruption of a volcano in the Tonga islands this Saturday caused tsunami alerts throughout the South Pacific to the west coast of the United States, where at 15:33 waves of 45 centimeters were recorded with an epicenter in California, while Japan reported....

Pacific tsunami warning: US urges people to get away from the shore after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T01:55+0100surreymirror (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the country remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported waves slamming ashore, from a foot....

The tsunami wave heights that hit Aussie shores

2022-01-16T01:54+0100maitlandmercury (en)

The undersea earthquake which shook Tonga is more than 3700km from mainland Australia's east coast. Yet so significant was the eruption that the ripple effect did indeed hit Australian shores. Sea level gauges returned date on the wave heights generated by the tsunami and, of the Australian data, the impact on Norfolk Island was most significant.

Volcano triggers Tonga tsunami, alerts from Japan to US

2022-01-16T01:52+0100livemint (en)

Dramatic satellite images showed the long, rumbling eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai send a huge mushroom of smoke and ash into the air and a shockwave across the surrounding waters. The Japan Meteorological Agency said tsunami reached that country's Pacific coast, too, with waves as high as three meters (11 feet) possible.

NZ offers $500K of aid to Tonga, Jacinda Ardern to speak today

2022-01-16T01:51+0100newstalkzb (en)

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will this afternoon give an update on the Government's response to the crisis unfolding in Tonga following the volcanic eruption and tsunami. She'll be joined by Defence Minister Peeni Henare, and Minister of Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio at 3pm in Auckland.

World News | Tsunami Reaches Japan's Pacific Coast in Amami-Oshima Island

2022-01-16T01:47+0100latestly (en)

Tokyo [Japan], January 16 (ANI): Following a massive undersea volcanic eruption in the island country of Tonga, Tsunami was observed in the southern Japanese island of Amami-Oshima and many other places along the country's Pacific coast on Sunday. Japan's Meteorological Agency issued tsunami....

Tsunami waves create seaside spectacle on California coast in wild video

2022-01-16T01:46+0100nypost (en)

. The underwater volcano near Tonga in the South Pacific sparked tsunami waves and a seaside spectacle Saturday on the California coast — nearly 6,000 miles away. “Hello world, we are surviving the tsunami,” said Pacifica resident Savannah Peterson in a video, seconds after a giant wave crashed over a protective wall and into her home.

Tonga Olympian Pita Taufatofua loses family contact, says king activated army after volcano eruption

2022-01-16T01:46+0100nypost (en)

The Tonga Olympian who garnered attention as the heartthrob of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games painted a bleak picture of conditions in his homeland after an undersea volcano erupted. NOAA/EPA. The Tonga Olympian who garnered attention as the heartthrob of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games painted a....

Tsunami Advisory: Waves Rolling Into Santa Cruz Harbor – KION546 - KION

2022-01-16T01:46+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

UPDATE Jan. 15, 2022 10:30 a.m. The city of Monterey announced its beaches are closed for the rest of the day. UPDATE Jan. 15, 2022 10 a.m. Santa Cruz County Sheriff confirms the harbor has been evacuated. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on....

Pacific tsunami warning: US urges people to get away from the shore after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T01:41+0100bathchronicle (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the country remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported waves slamming ashore, from a foot....

Dramatic footage of tsunami hitting the Pacific island of Tonga after a giant underwater volcano erupted

2022-01-16T01:41+0100newsbreak-USA (en)

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.

Chile evacuates beaches and islands due to possible tsunami alert after eruption in Tonga

2022-01-16T01:39+0100archyde (en)

Chile evacuated this Saturday most of its beaches -except in two southern regions- in the more than 4,000 km of coastline, along with those of Easter Island and Antarctica, before the possible arrival of a tsunami after the volcanic eruption in Tonga. Throughout the day, the authorities went from....

Tsunami warning after volcanic eruption: people in Tonga get to safety

2022-01-16T01:39+0100archyde (en)

After the volcanic eruption in Tonga, a tsunami warning applies, people flee to higher areas. In the capital, Nuku’alofa, there was a 1.2 meter high tidal wave, according to reports houses were flooded. After a volcanic eruption in the island nation of Tonga in the South Pacific, many people fled to higher ground.

Chile warns of tsunami after Honga Hapai volcano erupts

2022-01-16T01:39+0100archyde (en)

Chile’s National Emergency Management Authority has issued a tsunami warning in three regions of the country following the eruption of the Honga Hapai volcano in Tonga. “Based on the new assessments, the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Chilean Navy has declared a tsunami threat to....

Over 100 People Evacuated From Berkeley Marina Due to Tsunami Advisory

2022-01-16T01:39+0100nbcbayarea (en)

It was an early wake up call for residents of the area who say police told them to leave and over 100 people have been evacuated. According to Berkeley police, evacuation orders were lifted for boats and docks at the Berkeley Marina. The tsunami advisory is still in effect. They are recommending the public to use caution on boats and docks.

Tsunami advisories cancelled in all areas of coastal British Columbia 0 1/15/2022 3:58:35 PM

2022-01-16T01:36+0100tricitynews (en)

The National Tsunami Warning Center has cancelled sweeping advisories that blanketed much of coastal British Columbia on Saturday and cautioned residents to be mindful of potential strong currents and waves along local shorelines. The advisories, issued early on Saturday morning and lifted shortly after 3 p.

Tsunami advisory rescinded in B.C. coast after Tonga volcano eruption

2022-01-16T01:36+0100globalnews (en)

A tsunami advisory forBritish Columbia’s coast was partially rescinded on Saturday afternoon, following the violent eruption of an underwater volcano near the Tonga Islands. The advisory, which was not an formal tsunami warning to evacuate coastal areas, initially covered four zones. Shortly before 1 p.

No damage to California coast by tsunami after Tonga volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T01:36+0100dailyfinland-fi (en)

As of Saturday noon local time, there was no report of damage to the California coast by tsunami triggered by an undersea volcano that erupted in Tonga on Friday, reported Xinhua. California, Oregon, and Washington state, as well as parts of Hawaii, south Alaska and the Aleutian islands were all....

Large waves crash along California coast amid tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T01:35+0100ABCnews (en)

Tsunami advisories were put into effect on the West Coast in the wake of an undersea volcanic eruption near Tonga.

Tsunami advisories cancelled in all areas of coastal British Columbia

2022-01-16T01:34+0100princegeorgecitizen (en)

The National Tsunami Warning Center has cancelled sweeping advisories that blanketed much of coastal British Columbia on Saturday and cautioned residents to be mindful of potential strong currents and waves along local shorelines. The advisories, issued early on Saturday morning and lifted shortly after 3 p.

Civil Defence

2022-01-16T01:33+0100palestinewater (en)

Civil issued a tsunami warning for people living along the coastline following the violent eruption of underground volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga One Tutukaka local, whose boat was among those destroyed, was concerned he received no Civil Defence alert on his phone. After 's tsunami surge, – the former of Civil – issued a warning which stated .

Santa Barbara Included in Tsunami Advisory

2022-01-16T01:29+0100independent (en)

Residents of Santa Barbara — as well as the entire West Coast of the United States all the way up to Alaska — were advised to stay away from the shore and remain on higher ground in the wake of a tsunami advisory triggered by the eruption of an underwater volcano on Friday at 8:27 p.m.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T01:26+0100bostonglobe (en)

Earth imaging company Planet Labs PBC had watched the island in recent days after a new volcanic vent there began erupting in late December. Satellite images captured by the company show how drastically the volcano had shaped the area, creating a growing island off Tonga.

Tongo Volcano Erupts, Triggers Tsunami Alerts Around Pacific

2022-01-16T01:24+0100longbeachstar (en)

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members around the world on....

Pacific tsunami warning: US urges people to get away from the shore after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T01:23+0100thanetgazette (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the country remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported waves slamming ashore, from a foot....

Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami warnings in Japan, Pacific islands

2022-01-16T01:23+0100gmanews (en)

An empty beach is pictured after mass evacuation from the coastline in Chile, following a tsunami preventive advisory generated by local authorities, after an underwater volcano eruption on the island of Tonga, at the South Pacific, La Serena, Chile, January 15, 2022. REUTERS/Alejandro Pizarro Ubilla.

Hope among reports of devastation as news dribbles out of Tonga

2022-01-16T01:22+0100Stuff (en)

Scarce information out of post-tsunami Tonga has a New Zealand community leader hopeful of a zero death toll but concerned about reports of devastation in some areas. Wesley Methodist Church in Wellington Minister Simote Taungā​ managed to talk to family members via telephone in Tonga on Saturday....

NZ Government makes $500,000 available for assistance in Tonga

2022-01-16T01:22+0100Stuff (en)

The New Zealand Government has made an initial $500,000 available to provide assistance to Tonga following a volcanic eruption that sent tsunami waves crashing onto the Pacific Island. A spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said “an initial $500,000” had been made available on request of the Tongan Government.

Weather 4 hours ago An Eruption Near Tonga Triggers a ‘Tsunami Warning’ for the West Coast Tsunami Warning: The Pacific island nation of Tonga was battered by waves several feet high after an underwater volcano erupted just before sundown Friday. From Australia...

2022-01-16T01:20+0100chiangraitimes (en)

Tsunami Warning: The Pacific island nation of Tonga was battered by waves several feet high after an underwater volcano erupted just before sundown Friday. From Australia to Canada, including the West Coast of the United States, tsunami advisories were issued.

SEQ beaches closed, marine warning in place after Pacific tsunami

2022-01-16T01:20+0100brisbanetimes (en)

All south-east Queensland beaches remained closed on Sunday after an underwater volcano erupted off Tonga triggering tsunami warnings along Australia’s east coast. On Saturday night an evacuation order was issued for Lord Howe Island and Japan as large waves hit several South Pacific islands.

Tonga: The UN stands ready to support after volcano eruption and tsunami

2022-01-16T01:18+0100globalissues (en)

The UN chief also aired his concern about the tsunami warnings that have been issued in other countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the United States. “The United Nations offices in the Pacific are closely monitoring the situation and are on standby to provide support if requested.

SEQ beaches closed, marine warning in place after Pacific tsunami

2022-01-16T01:18+0100smh (en)

All south-east Queensland beaches remained closed on Sunday after an underwater volcano erupted off Tonga triggering tsunami warnings along Australia’s east coast. On Saturday night an evacuation order was issued for Lord Howe Island and Japan as large waves hit several South Pacific islands.

Volcano triggers Tonga tsunami, alerts from Japan to US

2022-01-16T01:18+0100themalaymailonline (en)

A lifeguard truck is seen parked in Venice beach while people observe big waves crashing in the breakwater on January 15, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. A tsunami advisory was in effect for the West Coast of the United States as well as Hawaii and Alaska after an undersea volcano erupted in the Pacific Ocean near Tonga.

Pacific tsunami warning: US urges people to get away from the shore after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T01:16+0100hulldailymail (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the country remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported waves slamming ashore, from a foot....

Pacific tsunami warning: US urges people to get away from the shore after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T01:16+0100brentwoodgazette (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the country remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported waves slamming ashore, from a foot....

Weather Tsunami advisory remains in effect for coastal areas of California Delaney White

2022-01-16T01:15+0100ksby (en)

On Jan 14, a large volcanic eruption occurred near the Tonga Islands in the South Pacific prompting a tsunami advisory that remains in effect for the coastal areas of California. If you are located in this coastal area, move away from the beach, marinas and harbors.

Volcano triggers Tonga tsunami, alerts from Japan to US

2022-01-16T01:14+0100malaymail (en)

A lifeguard truck is seen parked in Venice beach while people observe big waves crashing in the breakwater on January 15, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. A tsunami advisory was in effect for the West Coast of the United States as well as Hawaii and Alaska after an undersea volcano erupted in the Pacific Ocean near Tonga.

Pacific tsunami warning: US urges people to get away from the shore after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T01:13+0100essexchronicle (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the country remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported waves slamming ashore, from a foot....

Pacific tsunami warning: US urges people to get away from the shore after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T01:11+0100derbytelegraph (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the country remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported waves slamming ashore, from a foot....

SEQ beaches closed, marine warning in place after Pacific tsunami

2022-01-16T01:11+0100theage (en)

All south-east Queensland beaches remained closed on Sunday after an underwater volcano erupted off Tonga triggering tsunami warnings along Australia’s east coast. On Saturday night an evacuation order was issued for Lord Howe Island and Japan as large waves hit several South Pacific islands.

Beaches closed due to tsunami warning, hazardous surf

2022-01-16T01:11+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

NSW Surf Life Saving has closed all NSW beaches on Sunday morning, due to a tsunami warning affecting the NSW coastline - and much of eastern Australia. Nippers activities have also been cancelled due to ocean turbulence, unpredictable tides, strong rip currents and hazardous ocean activities.

Oregon coast busy despite tsunami warning: ‘I think more people came to the beach’

2022-01-16T01:08+0100oregonlive (en)

The National Weather Service predicted waves of 1 to 3 feet Saturday in Oregon, with the largest reported swell cresting at 1.5 feet near Port Orford as of mid-afternoon. “I think more people came to the beach because there was a warning,” said Mollee Bidwell, a 55-year-old Canby resident.

Waves crash into Tonga homes, tsunami warnings sound across the Pacific

2022-01-16T01:07+0100watoday (en)

Locals were scrambling to get to higher ground amid raining ash and pebbles as darkness fell on Saturday evening. In one video four people, two with “selfie” sticks, are seen running away as the waves approach the shore. One, a woman, is knocked to the ground and swept away as the other, a man, struggles to cling to a tree.

Tonga volcano eruption, Tsunami alert for U.S. west coast

2022-01-16T01:06+0100fox35orlando (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Pacific tsunami warning: US urges people to get away from the shore after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T01:05+0100exeterexpressandecho (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the country remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported waves slamming ashore, from a foot....

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T01:05+0100wftv (en)

Tonga Volcano Eruption In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga....

Tsunami advisory cancelled in all areas of coastal British Columbia

2022-01-16T01:04+0100princegeorgecitizen (en)

The National Tsunami Warning Center's advisory cautioning of potential strong currents and waves has been cancelled in all coastal regions of British Columbia. The advisory issued Saturday morning followed a volcanic eruption in the Pacific Basin near the Tonga Islands. It had been in place for four zones.

Pacific tsunami warning: US urges people to get away from the shore after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T01:03+0100coventrytelegraph (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the country remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported waves slamming ashore, from a foot....

Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T01:00+0100eveningtelegraph (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tonga volcano triggers tsunami

2022-01-16T01:00+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii, Alaska and the US Pacific coast, with reports of waves pushing boats up in the docks in Hawaii.

Pacific tsunami warning: US urges people to get away from the shore after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T00:58+0100gloucestercitizen (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the country remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported waves slamming ashore, from a foot....

Pacific tsunami warning: US urges people to get away from the shore after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T00:54+0100leicestermercury (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the country remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported waves slamming ashore, from a foot....

Pacific tsunami warning: US urges people to get away from the shore after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T00:54+0100cambridge-news (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the country remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported waves slamming ashore, from a foot....

Beaches closed due to tsunami warning, hazardous surf

2022-01-16T00:54+0100maitlandmercury (en)

NSW Surf Life Saving have now closed all NSW beaches on Sunday morning, due to a Tsunami warning affecting the NSW coastline - and much of eastern Australia. Nippers activities have also been cancelled due to ocean turbulence, unpredictable tides, strong rip currents and hazardous ocean activities.

Tongo Volcano Erupts, Triggers Tsunami Alerts Around Pacific

2022-01-16T00:53+0100voanews (en)

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members around the world on....

Pacific Tsunami Warning: The United States urges people to flee the coast after a submarine volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T00:53+0100londonnewstime (en)

On Saturday, a submarine volcano erupted spectacularly near the Pacific country of Tonga, a large tsunami collided across the coast, and people rushed to high ground. Tsunami recommendations were implemented in Hawaii and the Pacific coast of the United States.

Tsunami advisory cancelled in all areas of coastal British Columbia 0 1/15/2022 3:23:49 PM

2022-01-16T00:52+0100tricitynews (en)

The National Tsunami Warning Center's advisory cautioning of potential strong currents and waves has been cancelled in all coastal regions of British Columbia. The advisory issued Saturday morning followed a volcanic eruption in the Pacific Basin near the Tonga Islands. It had been in place for four zones.

Volcano erupted under sea in Tonga, ash plume visible from 20km away,...

2022-01-16T00:50+0100morningexpress (en)

Tokyo/Washington An underwater volcano erupted on the Polynesian country of Tonga Island on Saturday. The explosion was so powerful that its ash plume covered 20 km. Visible even from afar. Small pieces of ashes and stones rained down on Tonga. A tsunami alert has been issued after the volcanic eruption.

MIL-Evening Report: Tonga volcano eruption and tsunami – 120 evacuated in NZ’s Far North

2022-01-16T00:49+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

An Al Jazeera report on the undersea volcano Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai eruption and tsunami yesterday afternoon. Video: Large waves in the Far North have forced 120 people to be evacuated as big swells from Cyclone Cody and the surge from yesterday’s volcanic eruption and tsunami in Tonga begin to hit Aotearoa New Zealand.

MIL-OSI United Nations: Tonga: The UN stands ready to support after volcano eruption and...

2022-01-16T00:49+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his deep concern after reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga following the eruption on an undersea volcano near the Pacific nation. The UN chief also aired his concern about the tsunami warnings that have been issued in other countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the United States.

Pacific tsunami warning: US urges people to get away from the shore after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T00:45+0100icWales (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the country remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported waves slamming ashore, from a foot....

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T00:45+0100startribune (en)

The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members around the world on Sunday still anxiously trying to get in touch to figure out if there were any injuries and the extent of the damage. Even government websites and other official sources remained without any updates.

Pacific eruption leads to West Coast under tsunami advisory, shockwaves felt in N.J.

2022-01-16T00:45+0100nj (en)

By The Associated Press An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T00:45+0100eastbaytimes (en)

By NICK PERRY. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members....

West Coast under tsunami advisory following Pacific eruption

2022-01-16T00:42+0100hjnews (en)

In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending....

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T00:40+0100wsoctv (en)

Tonga Volcano Eruption In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga....

What to expect before the tsunami alert on Chilean coasts? expert explains

2022-01-16T00:38+0100archyde (en)

© Provided by Metro Metro Chile Twelve regions of the country are on alert due to the risk of a tsunami. In three, authorities indicated that a medium tsunami could occur , while in the remaining nine, a minor tsunami could eventually befall. A few minutes ago the Onemi emergency alert was updated.

Tsunami advisories cancelled for coastal B.C. areas following volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T00:36+0100CBC (en)

The National Tsunami Warning Center's advisory cautioning of potential strong currents and waves has been cancelled for all zones in coastal British Columbia. The advisory issued Saturday morning followed a volcanic eruption in the Pacific Basin near the Tonga Islands.

Live: Government looking at how New Zealand can help in Tonga after eruption and tsunami

2022-01-16T00:36+0100Stuff (en)

One local captured the impact of the Tonga tsunami waves live, in a video they streamed on Facebook. Civil Defence warnings are in place as cyclone Cody is about to hit New Zealand, while in Tonga the underwater volcanic eruption and tsunami leaves islands without power and communication.

Fishers run for lives as Tongan tsunami hits New Zealand, warnings continue

2022-01-16T00:36+0100Stuff (en)

Mullane said the first sign of any trouble was an unusual reaction from the wild horses in the area, which suddenly started stomping and running away. “Next minute the water started going out … It went out about 50m and it was dry all around and all I remember was [a friend] Christy saying to me, ‘run’.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T00:34+0100mercurynews (en)

By NICK PERRY. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members....

Tsunami advisory ends for B.C. coast after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga 0 1/15/2022 6:38:00 AM

2022-01-16T00:34+0100princegeorgecitizen (en)

In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending....

B.C. tsunami advisory lifted for some areas after underwater volcano erupts in Tonga

2022-01-16T00:34+0100ctvnews (en)

A tsunami advisory, that had been issued for parts of the B.C. coast after an underwater volcano near Tonga in the South Pacific islands erupted on Saturday, has been partially lifted. The advisory was lifted for the north coast including Haida Gwaii, and the central and northeast Vancouver Island coasts.

Tsunami warning still in place after Tongan undersea earthquake

2022-01-16T00:33+0100newcastleherald (en)

After an underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, tsunami warnings were triggered down Australia's east coast while evacuation order were issued for Lord Howe Island and Japan. There was a downpouring of ash on the island chain as well as flooding and disruptions to phone and power connections.

Tsunami advisory partially rescinded in B.C. after Tonga volcano eruption Environment 9 hours The National Tsunami Warning Center says four zones are affected by the advisory, which was issued Saturday morning.

2022-01-16T00:33+0100cknw (en)

A tsunami advisory for some parts of British Columbia’s coast was partially rescinded on Saturday afternoon, following the violent eruption of an underwater volcano near the Tonga Islands. The advisory, which was not an formal tsunami warning to evacuate coastal areas, initially covered four zones. Shortly before 1 p.

Volcano Erupts In Pacific; West Coast Under Tsunami Advisory

2022-01-16T00:32+0100patch (en)

There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage because all internet connectivity with Tonga was lost at about 6:40 p.m. local time — about 10 minutes after problems began, said Doug Madory, director of internet analysis for the network intelligence firm Kentik.

Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami warnings in Japan, Pacific islands January 16, 2022

2022-01-16T00:31+0100ajw (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering tsunami warnings and evacuation orders in Japan and causing large waves in several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes. Japan's meteorological agency issued tsunami warnings in....

UPDATE: All B.C. Tsunami advisories cleared

2022-01-16T00:30+0100crestonvalleyadvance (en)

This satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending....

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T00:30+0100news4jax (en)

WELLINGTON – An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members around the world on Sunday still....

US West Coast On Alert Over Volcanic Eruption In Tonga

2022-01-16T00:29+0100saharareporters (en)

The United States has issued a Tsunami alert for the West Coast after a gigantic underwater volcano erupted near Tonga's largest island, Tongatapu, sending a cloud of ash and gas steam into the air. According to Australia’s meteorology bureau, the eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai, about 65km....

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-16T00:27+0100GulfDailyNews (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and the capital of American Samoa, a U.S.-based tsunami monitor said.

UN stands ready to support after volcano eruption and tsunami

2022-01-16T00:27+0100miragenews (en)

Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his deep concern after reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga following the eruption on an undersea volcano near the Pacific nation. The UN chief also aired his concern about the tsunami warnings that have been issued in other countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the United States.

West Coast Braces Amid Tsunami Threat; Synagogue Held Hostage

2022-01-16T00:26+0100news-yahoo (en)

ACROSS AMERICA — Good morning! It’s Sunday, Jan. 16. On Saturday, a country watched as an unknown suspect held at least four people hostage at a Dallas-area synagogue. In addition to this story, here are the other headlines we’re following today: An undersea volcano eruption triggered tsunami advisories along the U.

Tsunami advisory is in effect for Hawaii and US West Coast after volcano erupts in Pacific An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami waves of more than two feet hit Hawaii.

2022-01-16T00:26+0100bostonglobe (en)

Tonga’s Islands Business new s site reported that a convoy of police and military troops evacuated King Tupou VI from his palace near the shore. He was among the many residents who headed for higher ground. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported waves that measured half a meter (1.6 feet) in Nawiliwili, Kauai and 80 centimeters (2.

Japan's weather agency warns of tsunami

2022-01-16T00:24+0100chinadaily (en)

A surfer drops a wave in Venice beach on Jan 15, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. A tsunami advisory was in effect for the West Coast of the United States as well as Hawaii and Alaska after an undersea volcano erupted in the Pacific Ocean near Tonga. [Photo/Agencies] TOKYO - Tsunami reached Japan....

Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T00:24+0100impartialreporter (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

South Pacific eruption recorded in Oregon: USGS

2022-01-16T00:22+0100wkrn (en)

PORTLAND, Ore. ( ) – Airwaves from the underwater volcanic eruption that happened Friday night near the South Pacific island nation of Tonga were detected at seismic stations several thousand miles away in Oregon, the U.S. Geological Survey said Saturday.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T00:22+0100clickondetroit (en)

WELLINGTON – An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members around the world on Sunday still....

Tonga: Tsunami waves hit Pacific country after huge underwater volcano eruption

2022-01-16T00:22+0100heart (en)

Satellite images captured the eruption followed by a huge plume of ash, steam and gas, triggering large waves that crashed ashore and sent people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

B.C. tsunami advisory lifted for some areas after underwater volcano erupts in Tonga

2022-01-16T00:18+0100barrie (en)

A tsunami advisory, that had been issued for parts of the B.C. coast after an underwater volcano near Tonga in the South Pacific islands erupted on Saturday, has been partially lifted. The advisory was lifted for the north coast including Haida Gwaii, and the central and northeast Vancouver Island coasts.

Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami warnings in Japan, Pacific islands

2022-01-16T00:17+0100fijitimes (en)

The eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga, which triggered a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, is seen in an image from the NOAA GOES-West satellite taken at 05:00 GMT January 15, 2022. CIRA/NOAA/Handout via REUTERS. (Reuters) -An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted....

Tsunami advisory issued for Tonga

2022-01-16T00:17+0100fijitimes (en)

A screenshot from satellite footage shows the eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai undersea volcano in Tonga today. Image: WINDY. The United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued a Tsunami Advisory after a magnitude 1.0 earthquake struck the Tonga group. The earthquake struck at 4.

Tonga volcano eruption and tsunami: No power, communications still down

2022-01-16T00:17+0100fijitimes (en)

There has been little contact with Tonga since an underwater volcano, Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai, erupted early yesterday evening. A tsunami hit the Kingdom after the volcano erupted for eight minutes, throwing clouds of ash into the sky. Waves flooded the capital, Nuku’alofa, where video footage has shown water engulfing buildings.

Tsunami advisory for coastal and maritime areas cancelled

2022-01-16T00:17+0100fijitimes (en)

The village of Narikoso in Kadavu inundated with tidal waves - following the volcanic eruption in Tonga on Saturday, January 15, 2022. Picture: SUPPLIED. The tsunami advisory issued for all coastal areas and maritime islands in Fiji has been cancelled.

Satellites capture volcanic eruptions causing dramatic tsunamis in the South Pacific

2022-01-16T00:17+0100jioforme (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to hills on Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption hit a tsunami on an island in the South Pacific and issued a warning to the west coast of the United States. Dramatic images from space show the latest eruption of Hunga Tonga-the moment Hunga Tonga Pai sent smoke and ash....

Volcano triggers Tonga tsunami, alerts from Japan to US

2022-01-16T00:12+0100mb-com-ph (en)

NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga – An underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted Saturday with a stunning blast, sending tsunami waves onto nearby Tonga and to the north in Japan, with warnings of dangerous ocean surges issued as far away as the US West Coast. Dramatic satellite images showed the long,....

Dramatic footage of tsunami hitting the Pacific island of Tonga after a giant underwater volcano erupted

2022-01-16T00:10+0100businessinsider-in (en)

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.

Tsunami warnings across the Pacific after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-16T00:10+0100theage (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering tsunami warnings along parts of Australia’s east coast and an evacuation order for Lord Howe Island and Japan, as it triggered large waves in several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T00:10+0100tampabay (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Pacific countries alarmed – after volcanic eruption near Tonga: tsunami warning also in Japan – News

2022-01-16T00:08+0100archyde (en)

Pacific countries alarmed – after volcanic eruption near Tonga: tsunami warning also in Japan – News. The eruption of a submarine volcano near the island nation of Tonga has prompted tsunami warnings across much of the Pacific. A tsunami warning was also issued for all of Tonga, according to the local weather agency.

Tonga Olympics flag bearer Pita Toufatofuva says father missing due to volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T00:08+0100printveela (en)

Pita Toofatofuva, who went viral during the Olympics for carrying the Tongan flag during the Olympics opening ceremonies, said on Saturday that her father and his family were missing due to an underwater volcanic eruption and a tsunami that later hit the country. “As you know, there was a big volcanic eruption in Hapai, Tonga.

Waves crash into Tonga homes as tsunami warnings sound across the Pacific

2022-01-16T00:07+0100watoday (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering tsunami warnings along parts of Australia’s east coast and an evacuation order for Lord Howe Island and Japan, as it triggered large waves in several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes.

Tsunami warning for US West Coast, flooding in Hawaii after Tonga eruption

2022-01-16T00:07+0100manilastandard-ph (en)

Tsunami warnings were issued Saturday for the entire US West Coast after a massive volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in Tonga, with tsunami waves triggering low-level flooding in Hawaii. A grab taken from footage by Japan’s Himawari-8 satellite and released by the National Institute of....

No damage to California coast by tsunami after Tonga volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T00:05+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- As of Saturday noon local time, there was no report of damage to the California coast by tsunami triggered by an undersea volcano that erupted in Tonga on Friday. California, Oregon, and Washington state, as well as parts of Hawaii, south Alaska and the Aleutian....

Tsunami observed in American Samoa following volcanic activity in Tonga

2022-01-16T00:05+0100ATAP-en (en)

(TAP) - Tsunami waves measuring 2 feet in height were observed by sea-level gauges at the capital of the U.S. territory of American Samoa following volcanic activity in Tonga, the U.S.-based Pacific tsunami warning center said. The tsunami threat continues and sea level fluctuations and strong....

West Coast under tsunami advisory following Pacific eruption

2022-01-16T00:05+0100wftv (en)

Tonga Volcano Eruption In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga....

Waves Crash on Beverly Beach, Oregon, Amid Tsunami Advisory

2022-01-16T00:04+0100news_com_au (en)

A tsunami advisory was in place for coastal areas of California, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia on January 15, after an underwater volcano eruption occurred near Tonga hours prior. Footage by William Link shows waves running up Beverly Beach on Saturday morning.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T00:03+0100ksl (en)

Estimated read time: 6-7 minutes. WELLINGTON, New Zealand — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.

Tsunami warning still in place after Tongan undersea earthquake

2022-01-16T00:03+0100illawarramercury (en)

After an underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, tsunami warnings were triggered down Australia's east coast while evacuation order were issued for Lord Howe Island and Japan. There was a downpouring of ash on the island chain as well as flooding and disruptions to phone and power connections.

Tsunami alert closes Queensland, NSW beaches

2022-01-16T00:02+01009news (en)

Bondi Beach was open this morning and then closed again due to a tsunami warning after a South Pacific undersea volcano erupted off Tonga. (SMH / Edwina Pickles) A satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, shows the undersea volcano eruption near Tonga.

Tsunami hits Tonga after giant volcano eruption

2022-01-16T00:00+0100dailynews-lk (en)

Tsunami waves caused by a giant underwater volcanic eruption have hit the Pacific country of Tonga. Social media footage showed water washing through a church and several homes, and witnesses said ash was falling over the capital, Nuku'alofa. A tsunami warning sent residents scrambling to higher ground.

B.C. coast under tsunami advisory after volcanic eruption in the Pacific

2022-01-16T00:00+0100crestonvalleyadvance (en)

This satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending....

Tonga: The UN stands ready to support after volcano eruption and tsunami

2022-01-15T23:59+0100un-org (en)

The UN chief also aired his concern about the tsunami warnings that have been issued in other countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the United States. “The United Nations offices in the Pacific are closely monitoring the situation and are on standby to provide support if requested.

Tonga's Olympics flag bearer Pita Taufatofua says father is missing following volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T23:56+0100foxnews (en)

Pita Taufatofua, who went viral during the Olympics for being oiled up as he carried Tonga’s flag at the opening ceremonies, revealed Saturday his father and other members of his family were missing following an underwater volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami that hit the country.

Live tsunami warning updates: Latest developments after Tonga volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T23:55+0100rnzi (en)

The west coast of the South Island has been included in a warning about dangerous sea conditions as a result of the volcanic eruption in Tonga. The National Emergency Management Agency this morning said that coastal areas on the north and east coast of the North Island are expected to experience....

Volcano erupts in Pacific and triggers tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T23:55+0100news-yahoo (en)

Volcano erupts in Pacific and triggers tsunami....

Tsunami warning: Strong surges sink boats, prompt evacuations in Far North

2022-01-15T23:55+0100radionz (en)

Yesterday, a tsunami warning for the north and east coasts of the North Island was issued after underwater volcano Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai erupted yesterday and triggered a tsunami in the Kingdom. The advisory has this morning been extended to the west coast of the South Island.

A Volcanic Eruption On Tonga Has Triggered A Tsunami Advisory For The Western US

2022-01-15T23:55+0100news-yahoo (en)

A violent volcanic eruption on a South Pacific island triggered a tsunami advisory and flooding in Hawaii and parts of the West Coast on Saturday morning. showed a massive plume of ash and smoke and atmospheric shock waves following the Hunga Tonga–Hunga Haʻapai underwater volcano near Tonga erupting on the evening of Friday, Jan.

Tsunami Videos Show in Tonga Impact After Undersea Volcano Erupts

2022-01-15T23:55+0100newsweek-USA (en)

Videos showing the impact of an undersea volcanic eruption in the Pacific have emerged after New Zealand, Tonga, Fiji issued tsunami warnings on Saturday. Australia later issued its own warning for parts of the country's east coast and Lord Howe, Norfolk and Macquarie islands. The U.S.

Tsunami Advisory Issued for West Coast From California to Alaska

2022-01-15T23:55+0100newsweek-USA (en)

(NWS) issued the warning for the coastal areas of California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii, British Columbia and Alaska. An advisory is the second highest of four tsunami alert levels: Information statement (the least urgent), watch, advisory and warning.

What Is a Tsunami Advisory and How Is It Different to a Tsunami Warning?

2022-01-15T23:55+0100newsweek-USA (en)

A tsunami triggered by the eruption of an undersea in Tonga is expected to affect areas of the western coast of North America on Saturday, with people advised to stay away from beaches, marinas and harbors. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a tsunami advisory for coastal areas of....

Tsunami and cyclone aftermath: Stay out of the water and off the beaches

2022-01-15T23:53+0100newstalkzb (en)

The public is being warned to stay out of the water and off beaches as Hawke's Bay faces the potential double whammy of tsunami and cyclone after effects. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) issued the advisory after a tsunami surge struck the east coast last night, causing widespread damage in a Northland marina.

Volcano triggers Tonga tsunami, alerts from Japan to US

2022-01-15T23:53+0100urdupoint (en)

Nuku'alofa, Tonga, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Jan, 2022 ) :An underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted Saturday with a stunning blast, sending and to the north in Japan , with warnings of dangerous ocean surges issued as far away as the US West Coast.

Tsunami reaches Japan, 3-meter waves possible: meteorological agency

2022-01-15T23:53+0100urdupoint (en)

late Saturday through early Sunday , and waves as high as three meters were possible, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, hours after a massive volcanic eruption near The agency said a 1.2 metre (about four feet) tsunami reached the remote southern island of Amami Oshima around 11:55 pm (1455....

California Warning and Tonga Tsunami: Live Updates and Video

2022-01-15T23:53+0100dailymaverick (en)

Tsunamis set in motion when an undersea volcano erupted in the South Pacific caused water to inundate harbors, marinas, low lying coastal trails, roads and parking lots on Saturday in some parts of California’s central coast, according to Brian Garcia, a warning coordination meteorologist with the....

Tsunami hits Tonga, US West Coast on alert after volcano erupts

2022-01-15T23:53+0100urdupoint (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption sent tsunami waves crashing onto the South Pacific island and triggered warnings as far as the US West Coast. Nuku'alofa, Tonga, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th Jan, 2022 ) :Frightened Tongans fled to....

Tsunami warning in Tonga, US West Coast after volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T23:53+0100urdupoint (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption that triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific, including the entire US West Coast. Nuku'alofa, Tonga, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th Jan, 2022 ) :Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground....

Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami warnings in Japan, Pacific islands By Reuters

2022-01-15T23:53+0100dailymaverick (en)

© Reuters. The eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga, which triggered a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, is seen in an image from the NOAA GOES-West satellite taken at 05:00 GMT January 15, 2022. CIRA/NOAA/Handout via REUTERS By Jahnavi Nidumolu, Renju Jose and Chang-Ran Kim.

Live: 'Significant damage' – evacuations as tsunami surge destroys boats in Northland 2 hours ago

2022-01-15T23:52+0100newstalkzb (en)

Tutukaka Marina is being evacuated as more big waves may be on their way, officials say. The marina and some campgrounds in Northland were evacuated overnight due to a tsunami surge that caused "significant damage", sinking a number of boats and badly damaging others.

MIL-OSI United Nations: Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General – on the tsunami in Tonga

2022-01-15T23:50+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: United Nations secretary general. The Secretary-General is deeply concerned by the reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga, as well as of resulting tsunami warnings that have been issued in other countries. The United Nations offices in the Pacific are closely monitoring the situation and are on standby to provide support if requested.

Live: No power and no contact with Tonga following eruption and tsunami

2022-01-15T23:49+0100Stuff (en)

Civil Defence warnings are in place as cyclone Cody is about to hit New Zealand, while in Tonga the underwater volcanic eruption and tsunami leaves islands without power and communication. Waves generated by an eruption in Tonga have affected several Pacific island nations including New Zealand and Australia.

Airwaves from the underwater volcanic eruption that happened Friday night near the South Pacific island nation of Tonga were detected at seismic stations thousands of miles away in Oregon, the U.S. Geological Survey said Saturday.

2022-01-15T23:49+0100krqe (en)

PORTLAND, Ore. ( ) – Airwaves from the underwater volcanic eruption that happened Friday night near the South Pacific island nation of Tonga were detected at seismic stations several thousand miles away in Oregon, the U.S. Geological Survey said Saturday.

Tsunami reaches Japan, 3-meter waves possible: Meteorological agency

2022-01-15T23:48+0100ahram-EN (en)

The agency said a 1.2 metre (about four feet) tsunami reached the remote southern island of Amami Oshima around 11:55 pm (1455 GMT) Saturday before other areas along Japan's Pacific coast observed smaller tsunami. The eastern shores of northernmost Hokkaido island as well as southwestern regions of Kochi and Wakayama also saw tsunami as high as 0.

Tsunami warning for US West Coast, flooding in Hawaii after Tonga eruption

2022-01-15T23:48+0100ahram-EN (en)

The US National Weather Service issued tsunami advisories from the bottom of California to the tip of Alaska's Aleutian islands, predicting waves of up to two feet (60 centimetres), strong rip currents and coastal flooding. "Move off the beach and out of harbors and marinas in these areas," it advised.

Tonga: The UN stands ready to support after volcano eruption and tsunami

2022-01-15T23:42+0100un-news (en)

The UN chief also aired his concern about the tsunami warnings that have been issued in other countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the United States. “The United Nations offices in the Pacific are closely monitoring the situation and are on standby to provide support if requested.

Tsunami warning still in place after Tongan undersea earthquake

2022-01-15T23:40+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

After an underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, tsunami warnings were triggered down Australia's east coast while evacuation order were issued for Lord Howe Island and Japan. There was a downpouring of ash on the island chain as well as flooding and disruptions to phone and power connections.

West Coast under tsunami advisory following Pacific eruption

2022-01-15T23:39+0100ChinaPost (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

No damage to California coast by tsunami after Tonga volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T23:38+0100china.org.cn (en)

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- As of Saturday noon local time, there was no report of damage to the California coast by tsunami triggered by an undersea volcano that erupted in Tonga on Friday. California, Oregon, and Washington state, as well as parts of Hawaii, south Alaska and the Aleutian....

Waves crash into Tonga homes as tsunami warnings sound across the Pacific

2022-01-15T23:36+0100theherald-au (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering tsunami warnings along parts of Australia’s east coast and an evacuation order for Lord Howe Island and Japan, as it triggered large waves in several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes.

West Coast under tsunami advisory after volcano erupts in Pacific News

2022-01-15T23:35+0100cincinnati (en)

West Coast authorities pleaded with residents to stay out of the Pacific Ocean and away from beaches on Saturday as the impacts of a tsunami caused by a volcanic eruption in the South Pacific began hitting the coast. While forecasted waves were generally less than 3 feet, tsunami impacts create....

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T23:29+0100timesfreepress (en)

The explosion of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano was the latest in a series of dramatic eruptions. Earth imaging company Planet Labs PBC had watched the island in recent days after a new volcanic vent there began erupting in late December. Satellite images captured by the company show how....

West Coast under tsunami advisory following Pacific eruption

2022-01-15T23:27+0100eastbaytimes (en)

By NICK PERRY. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Tsunami warning still in place after Tongan undersea earthquake

2022-01-15T23:25+0100maitlandmercury (en)

After an underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, tsunami warnings were triggered down Australia's east coast while evacuation order were issued for Lord Howe Island and Japan. There was a downpouring of ash on the island chain as well as flooding and disruptions to phone and power connections.

Berkeley Marina dwellers evacuated due to tsunami advisory - Berkeleyside

2022-01-15T23:23+0100google-top-stories (en)

A photo taken at 7:43 a.m. Saturday shows Berkeley police blocking access to the marina at Frontage Road and University Avenue because of a tsunami advisory. Credit: Lance Knobel. Update, Noon: The tsunami advisory is still in effect and there have been some “noticeable swells” in the marina,....

Hawke's Bay: Double whammy from cyclone and eruption - stay out of the water and off the beaches

2022-01-15T23:20+0100nzherald (en)

The public is being warned to stay out of the water and off beaches as Hawke's Bay faces the potential double whammy of tsunami and cyclone after effects. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) issued the advisory after a tsunami surge struck the east coast last night, causing widespread damage in a Northland marina.

Tsunami warning still in place after Tongan undersea earthquake

2022-01-15T23:18+0100bordermail (en)

After an underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, tsunami warnings were triggered down Australia's east coast while evacuation order were issued for Lord Howe Island and Japan. There was a downpouring of ash on the island chain as well as flooding and disruptions to phone and power connections.

West Coast under tsunami advisory following Pacific eruption

2022-01-15T23:18+0100startribune (en)

There were no immediate reports of injuries or on the extent of the damage because all internet connectivity with Tonga was lost at about 6:40 p.m. local time, said Doug Madory, director of internet analysis for the network intelligence firm Kentik. Tonga gets its internet via an undersea cable from Suva, Fiji, which presumably was damaged.

Berkeley Marina dwellers evacuated due to tsunami advisory - Berkeleyside

2022-01-15T23:17+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

A photo taken at 7:43 a.m. Saturday shows Berkeley police blocking access to the marina at Frontage Road and University Avenue because of a tsunami advisory. Credit: Lance Knobel. Update, Noon: The tsunami advisory is still in effect and there have been some “noticeable swells” in the marina,....

Tongans flee tsunami after powerful volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T23:17+0100gulf-times (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground yesterday after a massive volcanic eruption heard in neighbouring countries triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. “A 1.2m tsunami wave has been observed at Nuku’alofa,” Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

West Coast under tsunami advisory following Pacific eruption

2022-01-15T23:16+0100mercurynews (en)

By NICK PERRY. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Live: No power and little contact with Tonga following eruption and tsunami

2022-01-15T23:15+0100Stuff (en)

One local captured the impact of the Tonga tsunami waves live, in a video they streamed on Facebook. Civil Defence warnings are in place while cyclone Cody is about to hit New Zealand while in Tonga the underwater volcanic eruption and tsunami leaves islands without power and communication.

Tonga volcano: Concerns for 8000 people in the Ha'apai group as communication lines still down

2022-01-15T23:15+0100Stuff (en)

“That’s our biggest concern right now,” he said. “Whether people are safe ... the toxic fumes, breathing difficulties.” Lua said people on Tonga were terrified throughout the night, with no idea of what was happening and if the volcano would erupt again or they faced more tsunamis.

Tonga tsunami: Advisory canceled in Gulf of Alaska

2022-01-15T23:11+0100wftv (en)

Update 12:18 p.m. EST Jan. 15: The first waves from the tsunami have begun hitting the Pacific Coast of the U.S., CNN reported. Dave Snider, tsunami warning coordinator at the National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer, Alaska, said measurements of 1 foot have been recorded in Alaska, and 0.7 foot waves had been observed in Monterey, California.

Tongans flee tsunami after powerful volcanic eruption Gulf Times 3 hours ago

2022-01-15T23:07+0100justdial (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground yesterday after a massive volcanic eruption – heard in neighbouring countries – triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific.

Japan's Pacific coast hit by tsunami after Tonga eruption

2022-01-15T23:06+0100japantoday (en)

Japan's Pacific coast was hit early Sunday by a tsunami following a massive underwater volcanic eruption in the South Pacific island country of Tonga the previous day, prompting the weather agency to issue a tsunami warning and advisories while urging residents to move to high ground.

Tonga hit by tsunami following volcanic eruption The violent eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga on Saturday triggered a tsunami that crashed into residences in Tonga and led to authorities in neighbouring nations including Samoa issuing advisories to alert the local population. By Sialai Sarafina Sanerivi • 15 January 2022, 11:56PM PREMIUM

2022-01-15T23:04+0100samoaobserver (en)

The violent eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga on Saturday triggered a tsunami that crashed into residences in Tonga and led to authorities in neighbouring nations including Samoa issuing advisories to alert the local population. Satellite footage and images uploaded to various social media....

Tsunami warnings in Japan, Pacific islands after Tonga eruption

2022-01-15T23:03+0100irishtimes (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering tsunami warnings and evacuation orders in Japan and causing large waves in several South Pacific islands. Footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes. Japan’s meteorological agency issued tsunami warnings in the....

US West Coast under tsunami advisory after volcano erupts in Pacific

2022-01-15T23:01+0100timesofisrael (en)

“Can literally hear the volcano eruption, sounds pretty violent,” he wrote, adding in a later post: “Raining ash and tiny pebbles, darkness blanketing the sky.” The explosion of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano was the latest in a series of dramatic eruptions.

Tsunami impacts hit West Coast after volcano eruption in Pacific; stay away from beaches, officials warn

2022-01-15T23:00+0100news-yahoo (en)

West Coast authorities pleaded with residents to stay out of the Pacific Ocean and away from beaches on Saturday as the impacts of a tsunami caused by a volcanic eruption in the South Pacific began hitting the coast. While forecasted waves were generally less than 3 feet, tsunami impacts create....

Everything to know about the underwater eruption of the Tonga volcano and the tsunami warning

2022-01-15T22:57+0100california18 (en)

Great concern was caused by the new s about the eruption of a underwater volcano near the island of Tonga in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, due to the tsunami that it generated on the coasts of this insular area. This generated great concern in various areas due to the issuance of a tsunami warning....

Eruption of Tonga volcano, anomalous waves on Japan, California and Hawaii. Tsunami warning for the USA, Alaska, Fiji and New Zealand

2022-01-15T22:56+0100d1softballnews (en)

Part of the islands Hawaii it has already been overwhelmed by the waves following the eruption of the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai near the Polynesian kingdom of Tonga. Same thing for the Japan , where 1.2-meter waves arrived on the remote southern island of Love me Oshima , with....

Lines to Tonga still down overnight after tsunami, community getting 'really desperate' 55 minutes ago

2022-01-15T22:56+0100newstalkzb (en)

Melino Maka hardly got any sleep overnight and has been trying "every few minutes" to reach friends and loved ones in Tonga. Maka, who is chair of the Tonga Advisory Council in Auckland, says he feels "powerless, helpless" after tsunami waves swamped his home island nation on Saturday evening following a volcanic eruption.

Historical tsunamis that have struck around the world

2022-01-15T22:55+0100fox35orlando (en)

On Dec. 26, 2004, a massive tsunami was triggered by a magnitude 9.1 earthquake off Sumatra island. The giant wall of water killed about 230,000 people in a dozen countries as far away as East Africa. Indonesia’s Aceh province, which was closest to the earthquake, was hit first and hardest.

Tonga tsunami: Advisory canceled in Gulf of Alaska

2022-01-15T22:55+0100kiro7 (en)

Update 12:18 p.m. EST Jan. 15: The first waves from the tsunami have begun hitting the Pacific Coast of the U.S., CNN reported. Dave Snider, tsunami warning coordinator at the National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer, Alaska, said measurements of 1 foot have been recorded in Alaska, and 0.7 foot waves had been observed in Monterey, California.

Tsunami warning for US coast, flooding in Hawaii

2022-01-15T22:55+0100HindustanTimes (en)

Tsunami warnings were issued on Saturday for the entire US West Coast after a massive volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in Tonga, with tsunami waves triggering low-level flooding in Hawaii. The US National Weather Service issued tsunami advisories from the bottom of California to the tip of....

A volcanic eruption in the South Pacific Ocean… Tsunami warning to western US

2022-01-15T22:49+0100archyde (en)

A tsunami hits the Tonga region. Twitter capture A tsunami warning has been issued for the western United States as a volcano erupts on the seabed near Tonga, an island nation in the South Pacific. CNN reported that at 5:26 pm (local time) on the 15th (local time), an undersea volcano erupted 65 km north of Nuku’alofa, the capital of Tonga.

MIL-Evening Report: Why the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai eruption was so violent, and what to expect next

2022-01-15T22:48+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

What we can expect to happen now. We’re still in the middle of this major eruptive sequence and many aspects remain unclear, partly because the island is currently obscured by ash clouds. The two earlier eruptions on December 20 2021 and January 13 2022 were of moderate size.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory - Associated Press

2022-01-15T22:48+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Tonga tsunami: Advisory canceled in Gulf of Alaska

2022-01-15T22:45+0100fox13memphis (en)

January 15, 2022 at 3:27 pm CST By Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii and the west coast of the U.S. on Saturday after a volcano eruption in Tonga. The advisories were issued after the undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation,....

Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T22:42+0100jordantimes (en)

NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga — Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground on Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption, heard in neighbouring countries, triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. "A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nuku'alofa," Australia's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

VIDEO: Tsunami hits Tonga after underwater volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T22:34+0100mehrnews-en (en)

TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) – The following footage shows a tsunami which is hitting the Pacific island of Tonga after a giant underwater volcano erupted.

Local News Tide gauge surge readings get up to 8 feet in Morro Bay during tsunami advisory KSBY Staff

2022-01-15T22:31+0100ksby (en)

The City of Morro Bay worked with its police and fire departments Saturday morning to address a tsunami advisory in effect for the West Coast following an underwater volcanic eruption near the Pacific nation of Tonga. The advisory, which is a level below a warning but above a watch, means people....

The west coast has received a tsunami recommendation

2022-01-15T22:31+0100jioforme (en)

A large volcanic eruption sent a tsunami to the Pacific country of Tonga on Saturday.This led to And that Hawaiian Islands, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center I have experienced it before Only a slight flood from the event. Catastrophic waves are not expected in the continental United....

Live: NZ Air Force plane appears to be heading towards Tonga following eruption and tsunami

2022-01-15T22:30+0100Stuff (en)

Waves struck the Pacific Island kingdom after the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano erupted. Civil Defence warnings are in place while cyclone Cody is about to hit New Zealand and in Tonga the volcanic eruption leaves islands without power. Tsunami wave bursts through a fence as Tongan drivers attempt to flee.

Tsunami surge warning extended to West Coast of South Island

2022-01-15T22:28+0100tvnz (en)

New Zealand Civil Defence has extended the "tsunami activity" alert to the West Coast of the South Island after it was initially in place for the North Island's east coast and the Chatham Islands. Large surf at beach (file picture). (Source: Supplied) It comes after a large volcanic eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai in Tonga on Saturday night.

Severe damage to Tutukaka Marina after Tonga tsunami surge

2022-01-15T22:28+0100tvnz (en)

Civil Defence Northland has confirmed serious damage has occurred to a number of boats at the Tutukaka Marina overnight thanks to tsunami surge following the Civil Defence Northland said the clean up was underway. (Source: Tim Alexander.) New Zealand's Civil Defence reissued a "tsunami activity"....

Qatar - Tsunami hits Tonga, US West Coast on alert after volcano erupts

2022-01-15T22:26+0100menafn (en)

- Gulf Times) AFP/Nuku'alofa, Tonga. Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption sent tsunami waves crashing onto the South Pacific island and triggered warnings as far as the US West Coast. Dramatic images from space showed the moment the latest eruption of....

Tongans flee tsunami following volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T22:25+0100thedailystarBD (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground yesterday after a massive volcanic eruption -- heard in neighbouring countries -- triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. "A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nuku'alofa," Australia's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

In Pictures Blast so big it was seen from space8 minutes ago

2022-01-15T22:23+01009news (en)

Undersea volcano erupts near Tonga triggering tsunami warnings. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore. In this satellite photo taken by Planet Labs PBC, an island created by the underwater Hunga....

“Get out of the sand”: Onemi recommends evacuating beaches where minor tsunami warning was issued | National

2022-01-15T22:20+0100archyde (en)

“Get out of the sand”: Onemi recommends evacuating beaches where minor tsunami warning was issued | National. “Get out of the water. Get out of the sand.” That was one of Onemi’s main recommendations in areas where a minor tsunami alert was issued, after the eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga, in the South Pacific.

Lines to Tonga still down overnight after tsunami, community getting 'really desperate'

2022-01-15T22:19+0100nzherald (en)

Melino Maka hardly got any sleep overnight and has been trying "every few minutes" to reach friends and loved ones in Tonga. Maka, who is chair of the Tonga Advisory Council in Auckland, says he feels "powerless, helpless" after tsunami waves swamped his home island nation on Saturday evening following a volcanic eruption.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T22:17+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

After Tonga's volcano eruption; Russia, Japan issue tsunami warnings

2022-01-15T22:11+0100europesun (en)

Moscow [Russia], January 15 (ANI): Russia and Japan issued tsunami warnings after a massive undersea volcanic eruption in the island country of Tonga caused a wave surge in the Pacific, reported Sputnik. The underwater eruption could trigger waves of up to 20 centimetres (8 inches) in Russia's Kuril....

Tsunami preparedness: What to do in the event of an emergency

2022-01-15T22:10+0100fox35orlando (en)

The Red Cross says preparation is key and advises people living in tsunami-hazard areas to have an emergency preparedness kit. The organization also advises people to have a household evacuation plan, stay informed on the latest developments and have a way to reach loved ones if they get separated. What to do during a tsunami.

In the midst of a Tonga tsunami warning, a ‘violent’ underwater volcano eruption is seen from space.

2022-01-15T22:09+0100brinkwire (en)

After a massive eruption from the underwater Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano sparked concern in the country, Tonga issued a tsunami warning and alerted several other countries to keep an eye on the situation. As the explosion of smoke from an underwater volcano in Tonga can be seen from space, the country has been warned of a tsunami.

Tsunami Advisory Issued For WA Coastlines After Tonga Eruption

2022-01-15T22:08+0100patch (en)

WASHINGTON — Washington's coastal areas were included in a tsunami advisory issued early Saturday after a massive underwater volcanic eruption in the South Pacific, near the islands of Tonga. An undersea volcano erupted just before 8:30 p.m. Friday, and satellite images shared by the National....

Tongan tsunami felt around the Pacific

2022-01-15T22:06+0100samoanews (en)

Suva, FIJI — Waves generated by a volcanic eruption in Tonga on Saturday have affected several Pacific island nations including New Zealand and Australia. The series of volcanic eruptions were also heard in Samoa, Fiji, Vanuatu, and Cook Islands. Multiple communities in Fiji experienced surges soon....

Get away from shore - US and Japan warn on tsunami

2022-01-15T22:04+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Japan has warned of waves as high as three metres, and waves of 1.2 metres hit the south of the country. The US warned of strong currents and waves, and coastal flooding. The huge underwater volcanic eruption caused waves of more than a metre to crash into Tonga.

US under tsunami advisory after volcanic eruption in Pacific Ocean

2022-01-15T22:04+0100wishtv (en)

(CNN) — 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.

Volcano Eruption Near Tonga Sends Tsunamis Across the Pacific

2022-01-15T22:02+0100nytimes (en)

An underwater volcano erupted on Saturday near the remote Pacific nation of Tonga, triggering tsunami warnings across the South Pacific and for the West Coast of the United States, and causing strong waves and currents in many coastal areas. The volcano’s eruption was dramatic, sending plumes of gas....

Could B.C. ever experience an underwater volcano eruption like the one in Tonga?

2022-01-15T22:00+0100vancouversun (en)

Article content. The District of Tofino activated its Emergency Operations Centre Saturday after it was alerted about the advisory at around 5:30 a.m. from the National Tsunami Warning Center and Emergency Management B.C. “Due to increased risk from changing tides, maximum wave amplitudes and....

What an Underwater Volcanic Eruption Looks Like

2022-01-15T21:59+0100headlines24 (en)

15/01 21:45 - What an Underwater Volcanic Eruption Looks Like The violent eruption a few hours ago of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai volcano captured by satellites GOES-West and Himawari-8. pic.twitter.com/PzV5v9apF6 Wonder of Science (@wonderofscience) January 15, 2022The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai....

Tsunami advisory partially rescinded in B.C. after Tonga volcano eruption Environment 6 hours The National Tsunami Warning Center says four zones are affected by the advisory, which was issued Saturday morning.

2022-01-15T21:59+0100cknw (en)

A tsunami advisory for some parts of British Columbia’s coast was partially rescinded Saturday afternoon, following the violent eruption of an underwater volcano near the Tonga Islands. The advisory, which was not an formal tsunami warning to evacuate coastal areas, initially covered four zones. Shortly before 1 p.

Tsunami advisory partially rescinded in B.C. after Tonga volcano eruption

2022-01-15T21:58+0100globalnews (en)

A tsunami advisory for some parts of British Columbia’s coast was partially rescinded Saturday afternoon, following the violent eruption of an underwater volcano near the Tonga Islands. The advisory, which was not an formal tsunami warning to evacuate coastal areas, initially covered four zones. Shortly before 1 p.

Moment 'violent' underwater volcano eruption is seen from space amid Tonga tsunami alert

2022-01-15T21:56+0100dailystar (en)

Satellite imagery has captured the moment the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai underwater volcano erupted to send several countries to monitor the situation. The eruption caused numerous tsunami warnings for Tonga, American Samoa, Fiji and Japan earlier today. Tsunami waves of 2.

Get away from shore - US and Japan warn on tsunami

2022-01-15T21:51+0100radionz (en)

Japan has warned of waves as high as three metres, and waves of 1.2 metres hit the south of the country. The US warned of strong currents and waves, and coastal flooding. The huge underwater volcanic eruption caused waves of more than a metre to crash into Tonga.

Tsunami hits Tonga and US on high alert as underwater volcano erupts

2022-01-15T21:50+0100standard (en)

Video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas, swirling around homes and buildings, while witnesses said ash was falling over the capital Nuku’alofa. New Zealand’s military said it was monitoring the situation and remained on standby to assist if asked.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T21:50+0100spokesman (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Tsunami advisory issued for U.S. West Coast

2022-01-15T21:49+0100dailymaverick (en)

Storyful The Orange County Sheriff’s Department issued a tsunami warning as they flew over Huntington Beach, California, on Saturday, January 15, warning locals to move away from the water and beach.All Orange County coastal areas, including beaches, harbors, and piers, were closed by order of the....

Tsunami warnings in the United States and Japan after a huge volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T21:48+0100archyde (en)

Authorities in the United States and Japan have advised residents in coastal areas near the Pacific to stay away from beaches as a precaution against tsunami waves caused by an erupting volcano in the South Pacific. Japan warned of waves up to three meters high, after waves 1.2 meters high hit the south of the country.

Tsunami in Tonga: gigantic volcanic eruption in the Pacific puts Chile, Japan and the United States on alert

2022-01-15T21:48+0100archyde (en)

Tsunami in Tonga: gigantic volcanic eruption in the Pacific puts Chile, Japan and the United States on alert. Tsunami waves caused by a gigantic volcanic eruption hit Tonga in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday and have put Chile, Japan and the United States on alert.

Flooding from Tsunami not expected in San Francisco

2022-01-15T21:47+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

A California State Parks lifeguard patrols Twin Lakes State Beach in Santa Cruz, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano has erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday. (AP Photo/Nic Coury) SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Residential and business flooding is not....

A surfer catches a wave in Manhattan Beach, California, on January 15, 2022. - The US National Weather Service issued tsunami advisories for the entire west coast of the United States following a massive volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in Tonga.

2022-01-15T21:47+0100people-com (en)

was issued for Hawaii and portions of four other West Coast states on Saturday following a massive volcanic eruption near Tonga. The National Tsunami Warning Center warned coastal regions of California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska of possible flooding and other damage from waves caused by the volcano throughout the day on Saturday.

Hawaii and the West Coast saw flooding and a tsunami advisory after a volcano eruption in Tonga

2022-01-15T21:46+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

A violent volcanic eruption on a South Pacific island triggered a tsunami advisory and flooding in Hawaii and parts of the West Coast on Saturday morning. showed a massive plume of ash and smoke and atmospheric shock waves following the Hunga Tonga–Hunga Haʻapai underwater volcano near Tonga erupting on the evening of Friday, Jan.

Tsunami reaches Japan's Pacific coast in Amami-Oshima Island

2022-01-15T21:45+0100aninews (en)

Representative Image. (Photo Credit - Reuters) Tsunami reaches Japan's Pacific coast in Amami-Oshima Island. ANI | Updated: Jan 16, 2022 01:48 IST. Tokyo [ Japan ], January 16 (ANI): Following a massive undersea volcanic eruption in the island country of Tonga , Tsunami was observed in the....

Tsunami warning in Tonga after giant eruption

2022-01-15T21:44+0100sundayobserver (en)

A tsunami warning has been issued in several countries, including Tonga and New Zealand, after a giant underwater volcano eruption. Social media footage from Tonga showed waves washing through a church and several homes. Witnesses said ash is falling over the capital, Nuku’alofa.

Tsunami hits Tonga after giant volcano eruption

2022-01-15T21:44+0100sundayobserver (en)

Tsunami waves caused by a giant underwater volcanic eruption have hit the Pacific country of Tonga. Social media footage showed water washing through a church and several homes, and witnesses said ash was falling over the capital, Nuku’alofa. A tsunami warning sent residents scrambling to higher ground.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T21:41+0100sltrib (en)

Wellington, New Zealand • An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Tsunami advisory in effect for US West Coast following Tonga undersea volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T21:37+0100arabtimes (en)

WASHINGTON, Jan 15: A tsunami advisory is in effect Saturday for the US West Coast in the wake of an undersea volcanic eruption near the Pacific nation of Tonga. According to the National Tsunami Warning Center, a tsunami advisory is in effect for Hawaii, California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T21:35+0100news-herald (en)

By NICK PERRY. WELLINGTON, New Zealand — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Weather 8 mins ago An Eruption Near Tonga Triggers a ‘Tsunami Warning’ for the West Coast

2022-01-15T21:34+0100chiangraitimes (en)

Tsunami Warning: The Pacific island nation of Tonga was battered by waves several feet high after an underwater volcano erupted just before sundown Friday. From Australia to Canada, including the West Coast of the United States, tsunami advisories were issued.

16 years to Indian Ocean Tsunami: a wave of unity, remembrance floods social media

2022-01-15T21:33+0100raajje (en)

December 26th marks National Unity Day in the Maldives, memorializing the devastation caused by the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami that left entire islands uninhabitable with 82 dead and 40 missing. 16 years on out and the trauma lives fresh in the minds of Maldivians, who took to social media on....

Tsunami waves crash across shore as undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T21:28+0100yorkpress (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast.

Tsunami Reaches Japan, 3-Meter Waves Possible: Meteorological Agency

2022-01-15T21:24+0100ndtvnews (en)

Tokyo, Japan: Tsunami reached Japan late Saturday through early Sunday, and waves as high as three meters were possible, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, hours after a massive volcanic eruption near Tonga. The agency said a 1.2 metre (about four feet) tsunami reached the remote southern island....

Tsunami advisory issued for West Coast following volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T21:23+0100eagletribune (en)

SAN JOSE, Calif. — An undersea volcano that erupted Saturday in the Pacific Ocean near Tonga prompted tsunami advisories and evacuations along the U.S. West Coast, where beaches closed and surges of water flooded harbors and low-lying coastal areas. The National Weather Service said the biggest....

Tsunami hits Tonga, US West Coast on alert after volcano erupts

2022-01-15T21:17+0100enca (en)

NUKU'ALOFA - Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption sent tsunami waves crashing onto the South Pacific island and triggered warnings as far as the US West Coast. Dramatic images from space showed the moment the latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga....

Satellite captures dramatic tsunami-Triggering volcanic eruption in South Pacific

2022-01-15T21:14+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption sent tsunami waves crashing onto the South Pacific island and triggered warnings as far as the US West Coast. Dramatic images from space showed the moment the latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai sent a....

Tsunami alert issued for US, Canada after volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-15T21:14+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

WASHINGTON Following an underwater volcanic eruption that hit the Pacific country of Tonga, a weather center issued a tsunami warning for the western coast of US and Canada. According to a statement by the Tsunami Warning Center of US National Weather Service, a tsunami warning has been issued for....

Tsunami waves from Tonga arrive in California (videos)

2022-01-15T21:14+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

A tsunami warning was put into effect for the US West Coast, Alaska, and Hawaii on Saturday, after a volcano erupted in the South Pacific near the island of Tonga. Videos of the ensuant flooding have been posted on social media. “A tsunami is occurring,” the US National Weather Service announced, after tidal waves hit Tonga.

Tsunami Strikes West Coast – National Weather Service: ‘Move off the Beach!’ | VIDEO

2022-01-15T21:11+0100eurweb (en)

. *(Via Daily Mail) – A tsunami has struck the West Coast of the United States after a massive undersea volcanic eruption triggered a 7.4 magnitude earthquake near Tonga. ‘A tsunami is occurring. Remember – the first wave may not be the largest. Move away from the shore and head to high ground,’....

A Volcanic Eruption In The South Pacific Has Triggered Tsunami Advisories Across The Pacific

2022-01-15T21:08+0100buzzfeednews (en)

A violent volcanic eruption on a South Pacific island triggered a tsunami advisory and flooding in Hawaii and parts of the West Coast on Saturday morning. showed a massive plume of ash and smoke and atmospheric shock waves following the Hunga Tonga–Hunga Haʻapai underwater volcano near Tonga erupting on the evening of Friday, Jan.

How social media reacted to the massive Tongan volcanic eruption and tsunami

2022-01-15T21:07+0100eastbaytimes (en)

In this satellite photo taken by Planet Labs PBC, an island created by the underwater Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano is seen smoking Jan. 7, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, Jan. 15, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.

Incredible Footage of Massive Volcanic Eruption Near Tonga That Has U.S. West Coast Under Tsunami Advisories

2022-01-15T21:04+0100mediaite (en)

The west coast of the United States remain under tsunami advisories after a massive underwater volcanic eruption in the Pacific Ocean near Tonga. Tongatapu, Tonga’s largest island, was reportedly struck by a tsunami after the eruption. Advisories for all the west coast states, as well as Alaska,....

Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami warnings in Japan, Pacific islands

2022-01-15T21:03+0100inquirer (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering tsunami warnings and evacuation orders in Japan and causing large waves in several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes. Japan’s meteorological agency issued tsunami warnings in....

Tsunami impacts hit West Coast after volcano eruption in Pacific; stay away from beaches, officials warn

2022-01-15T21:00+0100azcentral (en)

The impacts of a tsunami caused by a volcanic eruption in the South Pacific began hitting the West Coast on Saturday as officials warned of unpredictable currents, waves and tides that could endanger swimmers and boaters. The eruption occurred roughly 5,000 miles away from most locations on the West Coast, near the Pacific nation of Tonga.

How social media reacted to the massive Tongan volcanic eruption and tsunami

2022-01-15T20:59+0100mercurynews (en)

In this satellite photo taken by Planet Labs PBC, an island created by the underwater Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano is seen smoking Jan. 7, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, Jan. 15, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.

Tsunami advisory issued for U.S. West Coast

2022-01-15T20:58+0100news-yahoo (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect Saturday for the West Coast of the United States and Alaska after a volcano erupted in the Pacific. "A Tsunami is occurring," the National Weather Service's National Tsunami Warning Center said.

AFP - Tonga-volcano-tsunami newseries

2022-01-15T20:56+0100nampa (en)

Volcano triggers Tonga tsunami, alerts from Japan to US =(Graphic+Video+Picture)= ATTENTION - REFILES /// Nuku'alofa, Tonga, Jan 15, 2022 (AFP) - An underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted Saturday with a stunning blast, sending tsunami waves onto nearby Tonga and to the north in Japan, with....

Tsunami waves reach Japan, state on alert

2022-01-15T20:55+0100almayadeen-en (en)

After an underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga, Japan is affected by tsunami waves that could go as high as 3 meters tall. The tsunami is attributed to a massive underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga. Tsunami waves have reached Japan late Saturday through early Sunday, and the state's....

Tsunami alert on US west coast after 'massive' underwater volcano erupts

2022-01-15T20:54+0100telegraph (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground on Saturday after a massive underwater volcanic eruption - heard in neighbouring countries - triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific including on the US west coast. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as....

Parts of USA under tsunami warning after volcanic eruption in the South Pacific

2022-01-15T20:54+0100irishmirror (en)

The impacts of the tsunami have begun hitting the West Coast as officials warned of unpredictable currents, waves and tides, which could endanger swimmers and boats at sea. The eruption occurred over 8,000 kilometres away from the majority of locations on the West Coast near Tonga.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T20:53+0100eagletribune (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory - Associated Press

2022-01-15T20:50+0100google-top-stories (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T20:48+0100oilcity (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Get away from shore – US and Japan warn on tsunami

2022-01-15T20:48+0100myjoyonline (en)

The US and Japan have advised people on their Pacific coastlines to get away from the shore as a precaution against tsunami waves caused by a volcano eruption in the South Pacific. Japan has warned of waves as high as three metres, and waves of 1.2 metres hit the south of the country.

No Flooding Expected in SF Residential and Business Areas

2022-01-15T20:46+0100nbcbayarea (en)

Residential and business flooding is not expected in San Francisco, but people in San Francisco should stay out of the water and away from the beaches all day, the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management said Saturday morning. The department earlier issued an advisory telling the public in....

California and Several US States Under Tsunami Warning After Tonga Volcano Eruption – NBC Bay Area

2022-01-15T20:46+0100archyde (en)

A tsunami warning is in effect for the Pacific coast of the United States, after an undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, causing large tsunami waves to crash against the coast and forced people to move to higher ground.

Volcano triggers Tonga tsunami, alerts from Japan to US

2022-01-15T20:43+0100digitaljournal (en)

An underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted Saturday with a stunning blast, sending tsunami waves onto the nearby island of Tonga and to the north in Japan, with warnings of dangerous ocean surges issued as far away as the US West Coast. Dramatic satellite images showed the long, rumbling....

Tonga Volcano Eruption Triggers Tsunami Warnings in Japan, Pacific Islands

2022-01-15T20:43+0100voanews (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering tsunami warnings and evacuation ordersin Japan and causing large waves in several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes. Japan's meteorological agency issued tsunami warnings in....

Tsunami advisory issued for B.C. coast after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga 0 1/15/2022 6:38:00 AM

2022-01-15T20:40+0100tricitynews (en)

In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending....

Volcano Triggers Tonga Tsunami, Alerts From Japan To US

2022-01-15T20:40+0100ibtimes (en)

An underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted Saturday with a stunning blast, sending tsunami waves onto the nearby island of Tonga and to the north in Japan, with warnings of dangerous ocean surges issued as far away as the US West Coast. Dramatic satellite images showed the long, rumbling....

Tsunami advisory issued for U.S. West Coast A tsunami advisory was in effect Saturday for the West Coast of the United States and Alaska after a volcano erupted in the Pacific. "A Tsunami is occurring," the National Weather Service's National Tsunami Warning Center said. 24M ago 00:44

2022-01-15T20:39+0100CBSnews (en)

Tsunami advisory issued for U.S. West Coast A tsunami advisory was in effect Saturday for the West Coast of the United States and Alaska after a volcano erupted in the Pacific. "A Tsunami is occurring," the National Weather Service's National Tsunami Warning Center said.

Tonga volcano eruption, Tsunami alert for U.S. west coast

2022-01-15T20:39+0100fox35orlando (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

People told ‘get away from shore’ as tsunami warnings issued after Tonga eruption

2022-01-15T20:37+0100metro-uk (en)

The Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano exploded in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday (Picture: AFP) Tsunami warnings are in place for several South Pacific countries and the whole US west coast after the The Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano exploded in spectacular....

Residents Warned To Stay Off San Diego Beaches During Tsunami

2022-01-15T20:36+0100patch (en)

SAN DIEGO, CA — Residents were warned to stay away from San Diego County beaches Saturday morning as a tsunami triggered by an underwater volcano eruption in the South Pacific began to hit California's coast. For San Diego's beaches, the threat remained waves capable of producing strong currents....

Southlanders Urged To Stay Off Beaches Amid Tsunami

2022-01-15T20:36+0100patch (en)

LOS ANGELES, CA — Authorities are warning Southland residents to stay off the beaches as a tsunami triggered by an underwater volcano eruption in the South Pacific hits the California coast. Many Southland beaches and piers were closed, but no evacuation orders were in place. Larger than normal waves were expected throughout the day Saturday.

Tsunami advisory issued for B.C. coast after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga 0 1/15/2022 6:38:00 AM

2022-01-15T20:33+0100princegeorgecitizen (en)

In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending....

Tsunami reaches Japan, 3-meter waves possible: meteorological agency

2022-01-15T20:33+0100khaleejtimes (en)

This comes hours after a massive volcanic eruption near Tonga Tsunami reached Japan late Saturday through early Sunday, and waves as high as three meters were possible, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, hours after a massive volcanic eruption near Tonga. The agency said a 1.

Volcano erupts in Pacific; West Coast under tsunami advisory An undersea volcano erupted Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the rest of the U.S. Pacific coast.

2022-01-15T20:33+0100minnesota-publicradio (en)

Updated: 1:10 p.m. An undersea volcano erupted Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the rest of the U.S. Pacific coast.

Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano (Tonga): dangerous eruption with huge ash cloud up to 20 km triggered tsunami, evacuations ordered

2022-01-15T20:29+0100volcanodiscovery (en)

The high-level explosive activity at the volcano continues. A massive and very dangerous explosion occurred at 04:00 UTC today and even several times stronger than the previous powerful eruptions. The massive eruption, captured and seen by satellites Himawari-8 and GOES-West, generated an impressive....

Tsunami reaches Japan, 3-meter waves possible: meteorological agency

2022-01-15T20:24+0100geo-tv (en)

Japan Meteorological Agency says waves as high as three meters were possible. Agency says a 1.2 metre tsunami reached the remote southern island of Amami Oshima. However, the footage shows no clear signs of abnormality. Tsunami reached Japan late Saturday through early Sunday, and waves as high as....

Tsunami Advisory

2022-01-15T20:23+0100publicnow (en)

Post Date: 01/15/2022 10:16 AM. A Tsunami Advisory has been issued by the National Tsunami Warning Center for the Orange County coast. Although no significant coastal flooding is expected, some areas could experience dangerous currents and tidal surges.

Volcano erupts in Pacific; tsunami waves hit Tonga

2022-01-15T20:21+0100eastbaytimes (en)

By NICK PERRY. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Evacuations as surge from Cyclone Cody and Tonga eruption destroys boats in Tutukaka, Northland

2022-01-15T20:19+0100nzherald (en)

But it appears some people were still caught unaware last night. Pictures from Tutukaka Marina show boats loose from their moorings with visible damage to their hulls. Civil Defence is warning sightseers to stay away as the hazardous surges are continuing, and are likely along the entire east coast of Northland.

Tsunami Warning for US West Coast – Flooding in Hawaii

2022-01-15T20:17+0100archyde (en)

After the submarine volcano eruption, which caused smaller tsumami waves to hit the South Sea island of Tonga, a tsunami warning has now also been issued for the west coast of the USA. In addition, there are already floods in Hawaii. The US National Weather Service (NOAA) announced on Saturday that....

Japan hits a 1.2m tsunami, an underwater volcano erupts repeated coastal earthquakes

2022-01-15T20:16+0100archyde (en)

new s agency BBC A tsunami wave height of 1.2 m was reported to hit the coast of Kominato district on Amami-Oshima Island in Kagoshima Prefecture. Japan At about 11:55 p.m. Saturday, January 15, 2022 local time But there are no reports of damage or injuries.

New Zealand Civil Defence issues stay-off-beach warning following Tongan tsunami

2022-01-15T20:15+0100Stuff (en)

New Zealand Civil Defence has issued a warning for people to stay off beaches, and watch out for strong currents or unpredictable surges in parts of the country Tsunami waves swamped low-lying areas of the Pacific Island nation on Saturday following an underwater volcanic eruption.

LIVE: Tsunami surge warning for parts of NZ, 'breathing issues' in Tonga Live coverage of the ongoing situation in Tonga after a large eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai on Saturday, causing tsunami waves.

2022-01-15T20:13+0100tvnz (en)

1News has live coverage a day after the large eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga, causing tsunami waves to hit the Pacific Island kingdom. Nukuʻalofa-based Mary Fonua said the volcano eruption was “frightening”. 8am: Meanwhile, a tsunami watch previously in place in Samoa has been cancelled.

Kiwis in Tonga urged to register on SafeTravel - MFAT

2022-01-15T20:13+0100tvnz (en)

Kiwis in Tonga are being urged to register their details on SafeTravel after An eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai has caused a tsunami, with an evacuation warning in place in Tonga. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said 18 Kiwis are currently registered on SafeTravel as being in Tonga.

Satellite Shows Insane Underwater Volcano, Tsunami Hits Land

2022-01-15T20:13+0100thedailybeast (en)

A tsunami slammed into the Pacific island nation of Tonga on Saturday after an underwater volcano eruption sent waves barreling as far away as Oregon. The incredible eruption was captured on satellite imagery and could be seen from space. “Perhaps the most violent, explosive volcanic eruption ever....

Volcano erupts in Pacific; tsunami waves hit Tonga

2022-01-15T20:12+0100mercurynews (en)

By NICK PERRY. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Orange County Authorities Issue Tsunami Warning in Huntington Beach Flyover

2022-01-15T20:11+0100news_com_au (en)

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department issued a tsunami warning as they flew over Huntington Beach, California, on Saturday, January 15, warning locals to move away from the water and beach. All Orange County coastal areas, including beaches, harbors, and piers, were closed by order of the sheriff....

Hey Kids, Wanna See Satellite Footage of a Volcano Violently Erupting?

2022-01-15T20:10+0100futurism (en)

Earlier this morning the National Weather Service issued a tsunami alert for parts of Alaska, Washington, Oregon and California following the eruption of a major underwater volcano near the Pacific nation of Tonga. Although the , tsunami waves that hit the island nation’s shores — and if you want, you can watch the volcano erupt in real time.

National Advisory: Message 2: Tsunami Activity – Expect Strong & Unusual Currents And Unpredictable Surges At The Shore

2022-01-15T20:07+0100scoop-co-nz (en)

Message No: 2. Issued 07:33 16 January 2022. This message is current and replaces all/any previous messages for this event. NATIONAL ADVISORY: TSUNAMI ACTIVITY – EXPECT STRONG AND UNUSUAL CURRENTS AND UNPREDICTABLE SURGES AT THE SHORE. Update: Tsunami activity continues to be observed.

Tsunami advisory issued for B.C. after volcanic eruption near Tonga CTV News 2 hours ago

2022-01-15T20:06+0100justdial (en)

A tsunami advisory has been issued for parts of the B.C. coast after an underwater volcano near Tonga erupted on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore of the South Pacific islands and flooding the country's capital.

Cyclone Cody: Latest developments from New Zealand and the Pacific after Tonga tsunami and eruption

2022-01-15T20:05+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Civil Defence has been monitoring conditions along parts of the North Island coast for ocean surges associated with Tonga's volcanic eruption. A tsunami hit the Kingdom after underwater volcano Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai erupted for eight minutes, throwing clouds of ash into the sky, yesterday afternoon.

Get away from shore — US and Japan warn on tsunami

2022-01-15T20:04+0100saudigazette (en)

TOKYO — The US and Japan have advised people on their Pacific coastlines to get away from the shore as a precaution against tsunami waves caused by a volcano eruption in the South Pacific. Japan has warned of waves as high as three meters, and waves of 1.2 meters hit the south of the country.

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

2022-01-15T20:02+0100eastidahonews (en)

(CNN) — 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. A tsunami warning has been issued for the islands of Tonga and parts of Japan.

Tsunami warnings in place for US and Canada's Pacific coast after underwater volcano eruption

2022-01-15T20:01+0100inews-co-uk (en)

Tsunami warnings in place for US and Canada’s Pacific coast after underwater volcano eruption Advisories remain in place for the West Coast of North America after a tsunami hit Tonga’s largest island, Tongatapu People stretch next to a tsunami hazard zone sign in El Segundo, California on 15 January (Patrick T.

Tongans flee tsunami after volcano erupts

2022-01-15T20:01+0100kuwaittimes (en)

NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga: Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground yesterday after a massive volcanic eruption-heard in neighboring countries – triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. “A 1.2 meter tsunami wave has been observed at Nuku’alofa,” Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

Edmonds beaches and piers closed after tsunami advisory issued Saturday

2022-01-15T19:54+0100kiro7 (en)

Tsunami Advisory in effect for Washington coast on Jan. 15, 2022. A volcanic eruption in Tonga set off a Tsunami Advisory for the Washington coast Saturday morning. January 15, 2022 at 10:10 am PST By KIRO 7 News Staff EDMONDS, Wash. All beaches and piers will be closed in Edmonds until further....

What do the different tsunami alerts mean?

2022-01-15T19:50+0100dailybreeze (en)

There are various tsunami warning levels based on the danger to the public. The West Coast is currently under a tsunami advisory. Here is what the National Weather Service says about the alerts: “Tsunami messages are issued by the tsunami warning centers to notify emergency managers and other local....

Tsunami recorded in southwestern Japan, with waves of about 1.2 meters

2022-01-15T19:50+0100menafn (en)

- Trend News Agency) Tsunami has reached the Amami Islands, with the waves of about 1.2 meters, the NHK TV channel reported on Saturday, Trend reports citing TASS . There were no immediate reports about damage. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the waves of up to three meters are expected to hit the islands.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T19:49+0100thepeninsulaqatar (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast, with reports of waves pushing boats up in the docks in Hawaii.

Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami warnings in Japan, Pacific islands

2022-01-15T19:47+0100gazette (en)

By Jahnavi Nidumolu, Renju Jose and Chang-Ran Kim. (Reuters) -An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering tsunami warnings and evacuation orders in Japan and causing large waves in several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes.

Tsunami evacuation alert in California, Japan and Australia after massive underwater volcano eruption in Tonga

2022-01-15T19:47+0100thesun (en)

THE US, Japan and Australia have issued Tsunami evacuation alerts after a massive underwater volcano erupted off the coast of Tonga. It comes as waves of 2.7ft swept through the streets of the Pacific nation as locals scrambled to higher ground after the "violent" eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano.

Tsunami recorded in southwestern Japan, with waves of about 1.2 meters

2022-01-15T19:43+0100trendnews-az (en)

. Tsunami has reached the Amami Islands, with the waves of about 1.2 meters, the NHK TV channel reported on Saturday, reports citing There were no immediate reports about damage. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the waves of up to three meters are expected to hit the islands. 14, Bakhtiyar Vahabzade, Baku, Azerbaijan, AZ1141.

What do the different tsunami alerts mean?

2022-01-15T19:40+0100dailynews (en)

There are various tsunami warning levels based on the danger to the public. The West Coast is currently under a tsunami advisory. Here is what the National Weather Service says about the alerts: “Tsunami messages are issued by the tsunami warning centers to notify emergency managers and other local....

Tonga tsunami: Apocalyptic scenes captured on satellite footage of a volcanic shockwave.

2022-01-15T19:40+0100brinkwire (en)

Satellite footage from Tonga shows the moment of a volcanic shockwave – apocalyptic scenes. The entire Pacific island of Tonga is under a tsunami warning after terrifying satellite imagery captured “one of the most violent volcano eruptions.” Following a devastating volcanic shockwave, Tsunami....

What do the different tsunami alerts mean?

2022-01-15T19:35+0100whittierdailynews (en)

There are various tsunami warning levels based on the danger to the public. The West Coast is currently under a tsunami advisory. Here is what the National Weather Service says about the alerts: “Tsunami messages are issued by the tsunami warning centers to notify emergency managers and other local....

Tonga: Satellite video shows huge volcanic eruption which triggered tsunami

2022-01-15T19:35+0100yahoo-sg (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted in spectacular fashion near , sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and turning the sky “black”. Satellite footage showed a huge plume erupting of the undersea Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apa volcano in a “violent” eruption which sent people on the Pacific island nation fleeing for higher ground.

Tsunami observed in Samoa as Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T19:35+0100yahoo-sg (en)

An underwater volcano erupted off Tonga on Saturday (January 15) and triggered a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations. Footage on social media showed waves crashing into homes. Residents there were told to evacuate immediately: "We have a tsunami warning at this time. Please evacuate to higher grounds immediately.

Tsunami warning in Tonga, US West Coast after volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T19:35+0100TheFrontierPost-en (en)

NUKU’ALOFA (AFP): Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption that triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific, including the entire US West Coast. The latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano came just a few hours after a separate Friday tsunami warning was lifted due to the eruption.

Cyclone Cody: Latest developments from New Zealand and the Pacific after Tonga tsunami and eruption

2022-01-15T19:34+0100radionz (en)

Civil Defence has been monitoring conditions along parts of the North Island coast for ocean surges associated with Tonga's volcanic eruption. A tsunami hit the Kingdom after underwater volcano Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai erupted for eight minutes, throwing clouds of ash into the sky, yesterday afternoon.

Tsunami alert issued for US, Canada after volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-15T19:34+0100aa-en (en)

WASHINGTON Following an underwater volcanic eruption that hit the Pacific country of Tonga, a weather center issued a tsunami warning for the western coast of US and Canada. According to a statement by the Tsunami Warning Center of US National Weather Service, a tsunami warning has been issued for....

Bay Area Residents Urged to Stay Off The Beaches Amid Tsunami

2022-01-15T19:32+0100patch (en)

Due to a volcanic eruption in the Tonga Islands, the National Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami advisory for California coastal areas Saturday morning. Widespread inundation is not expected, the weather service said. The effects of the tsunami hit the coastal parts of the Bay Area at different times but were generally expected around 8 a.

Major Blast in Tonga causes tsunami and massive ash fall

2022-01-15T19:30+0100jioforme (en)

Massive Blast. The blast was brilliantly captured by the Japanese Himawari 8 satellite. In this animated GIF (above), you can see a big explosion begin and the shock waves from the blast pass hundreds of miles through the atmosphere away from the volcano like the ripples of a lake.

Video of Tongan volcano eruption from space; live cams of Oregon coast waves

2022-01-15T19:25+0100oregonlive (en)

In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending....

Tonga-volcano-Japan-tsunami lead

2022-01-15T19:25+0100nampa (en)

Tsunami reaches Japan, 3-meter waves possible: meteorological agency ATTENTION - ADDS quotes, details /// Tokyo, Jan 15, 2022 (AFP) - Tsunami reached Japan late Saturday through early Sunday, and waves as high as three meters were possible, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, hours after a massive volcanic eruption near Tonga.

National Weather Service Issues Tsunami Advisory For Alaska, Hawaii And West Coast

2022-01-15T19:24+0100forbes (en)

According to the weather service, “Tsunami advisories mean that a tsunami capable of producing strong currents or waves dangerous to persons in or very near the water is expected or is already occurring. Areas in the advisory should not expect widespread inundation. Tsunamis are a series of waves dangerous many hours after initial arrival time.

Japan issues tsunami warning after major volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T19:21+0100longbeachstar (en)

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....

Tsunami Observed in American Samoa After Tonga Volcano Erupts

2022-01-15T19:21+0100longbeachstar (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and the capital of American Samoa, a U.S.-based tsunami monitor said.

Tsunami advisory in effect for U.S. West Coast after volcanic eruption: "Move away from the shore and head to high ground"

2022-01-15T19:20+0100newsbreak-USA (en)

A tsunami advisory is in effect for the West Coast of the United States, Alaska and Hawaii after a volcano erupted in the Pacific. "A Tsunami is occurring," the National Weather Service's National Tsunami Warning Center said on Saturday. "Move away from the shore and head to high ground,"...

Tsunami caused by Tonga volcano eruption hits Japan's coast

2022-01-15T19:19+0100channelnewsasia (en)

A tsunami caused by a massive underwater volcanic eruption off Tonga has reached Japan's shores, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. A 1.2m-high wave was registered at 11.55pm local time on Saturday (Jan 15) at the southern Amami and Tokara islands, where tsunami warnings were issued for waves potentially reaching 3m.

Tsunami Reaches Japan, 3-meter Waves Possible, Says Meteorological Agency

2022-01-15T19:19+0100news18 (en)

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. (Image: AFP) The agency said a 1.2 metre (about four feet) tsunami reached the remote southern island of Amami Oshima around 11:55 pm (1455 GMT) Saturday.

Tsunami advisory issued for US West Coast after Tonga volcano eruption

2022-01-15T19:14+0100nypost (en)

A Japanese weather satellite photographed an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga on Jan. 15, 2022. Japan Meteorology Agency via AP. A tsunami advisory has been issued for the entire west coast of the US after an undersea volcano erupted that satellite photos show caused a....

Tsunami advisory for parts of NZ, Tonga under a nationwide tsunami warning

2022-01-15T19:14+0100rnzi (en)

Parts of New Zealand are under tsunami advisory after a violent eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai underwater volcano in Tonga this afternoon. There advisory is in place for the north and east coast of the North Island and the Chatham Islands. National Emergency Management Agency said people....

Pacific feels effects of Tongan tsunami

2022-01-15T19:14+0100rnzi (en)

The series of volcanic eruptions were also heard in Samoa, Fiji, Vanuatu, and Cook Islands. Multiple communities in Fiji experienced surges soon after the tsunami and warnings were generated following the eruption again of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai seamount volcano. Video footage from Samoa and the Cook Islands showed similar activity.

Tonga volcano eruption and tsunami: No power, communications still down

2022-01-15T19:14+0100rnzi (en)

There has been little contact with Tonga since an underwater volcano, Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai, erupted early yesterday evening. A tsunami hit the Kingdom after the volcano erupted for eight minutes, throwing clouds of ash into the sky. Waves flooded the capital, Nuku'alofa, where video footage has shown water engulfing buildings.

Tsunami warning for the California coast; beaches are closed and big waves are expected

2022-01-15T19:14+0100archyde (en)

THE ANGELS – A tsunami warning was in effect for the California coast on Saturday morning due to the eruption of a volcano near Tonga in the Pacific. Several beaches and marinas from Orange County to the Bay Area were temporarily closed as a precaution due to higher-than-normal waves, officials said.

Tonga tsunami: First waves hitting west coast of US, officials say

2022-01-15T19:11+0100wftv (en)

Update 12:18 p.m. EST Jan. 15: The first waves from the tsunami have begun hitting the Pacific Coast of the U.S., CNN reported. Dave Snider, tsunami warning coordinator at the National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer, Alaska, said measurements of 1 foot have been recorded in Alaska, and 0.7 foot waves had been observed in Monterey, California.

West Coast Under Tsunami Advisory After Volcano Erupts

2022-01-15T19:10+0100dailycaller (en)

The entirety of the U.S. West Coast is under a tsunami advisory after the eruption of an undersea volcano off the coast of Tonga early Saturday morning. In Hawaii, Alaska and all along the Pacific Coast, residents have been asked to move away from the coastline and low lying areas and seek higher ground.

Japan's weather agency warns of tsunami following volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-15T19:09+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

TOKYO, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) on Saturday midnight issued a tsunami warning following an earlier volcanic eruption in Tonga. The weather agency warned of the tsunami on the country's Pacific coast and urged residents to evacuate from seaside areas.

Tsunami observed in Samoa as Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T19:09+01004-traders (en)

An underwater volcano erupted off Tonga on Saturday (January 15) and triggered a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations. Footage on social media showed waves crashing into homes. Residents there were told to evacuate immediately: "We have a tsunami warning at this time. Please evacuate to higher grounds immediately.

Tsunami advisory canceled for Hawaii with no major damage reported in state after massive volcanic eruption near Tonga

2022-01-15T19:08+0100HonululuAdvertiser (en)

UPDATE: 8:05 a.m. The tsunami advisory is ended for the state of Hawaii was lifter at 7:52 a.m., according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. “Tsunami wave heights across the state of Hawaii are now below advisory levels and are continuing to diminish,” the center said.

National Advisory: Tsunami Activity – Expect Strong And Unusual Currents And Unpredictable Surges At The Shore

2022-01-15T19:06+0100scoop-co-nz (en)

Message No: 1. Issued 20:14 15 January 2022. This message is current and replaces all/any previous messages for this event. NATIONAL ADVISORY: TSUNAMI ACTIVITY – EXPECT STRONG AND UNUSUAL CURRENTS AND UNPREDICTABLE SURGES AT THE SHORE. We expect New Zealand coastal areas on the north and east coast....

Tonga Undersea Eruption And Tsunami - Expert Reaction

2022-01-15T19:06+0100scoop-co-nz (en)

"Tsunamis generated by volcanos are not as common as tsunamis generated by underwater earthquakes. Only about 5% of historical tsunamis have been caused by volcanic eruptions. "There are lots of different ways that volcanos can cause tsunamis. These include the explosion from an underwater eruption....

Waves grow by foot or two at San Diego coast following tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T19:05+0100sandiegouniontribune (en)

Eyes were on the San Diego coastline watching for any sign of a tsunami after a rare advisory went out to the West Coast Saturday morning. The county Office of Emergency Services sent out an alert at 6:55 a.m. that the National Tsunami Warning Center had issued an advisory following a volcanic....

Tonga volcano eruption and tsunami: No power, communications still down

2022-01-15T19:05+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

There has been little contact with Tonga since an underwater volcano, Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai, erupted early yesterday evening. A tsunami hit the Kingdom after the volcano erupted for eight minutes, throwing clouds of ash into the sky. Waves flooded the capital, Nuku'alofa, where video footage has shown water engulfing buildings.

Pacific feels effects of Tongan tsunami

2022-01-15T19:05+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

The series of volcanic eruptions were also heard in Samoa, Fiji, Vanuatu, and Cook Islands. Multiple communities in Fiji experienced surges soon after the tsunami and warnings were generated following the eruption again of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai seamount volcano. Video footage from Samoa and the Cook Islands showed similar activity.

Tsunami Observed in American Samoa After Tonga Volcano Erupts

2022-01-15T19:05+0100voanews (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and the capital of American Samoa, a U.S.-based tsunami monitor said.

Tsunami Hits Tonga, US West Coast On Alert After Volcano Erupts

2022-01-15T19:04+0100channelstv (en)

A grab taken from footage by Japan’s Himawari-8 satellite and released by the National Institute of Information and Communications (Japan) on January 15, 2022 shows the volcanic eruption that provoked a tsunami in Tonga. Handout / NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS (JAPAN) / AFP.

Pacific feels effects of Tongan tsunami

2022-01-15T19:04+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

The series of volcanic eruptions were also heard in Samoa, Fiji, Vanuatu, and Cook Islands. Multiple communities in Fiji experienced surges soon after the tsunami and warnings were generated following the eruption again of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai seamount volcano. Video footage from Samoa and the Cook Islands showed similar activity.

West Coast under tsunami advisory after volcano eruption in South Pacific

2022-01-15T19:03+0100digitpatrox (en)

The Nationwide Climate Service has issued a tsunami advisory for a number of West Coast states after a violent volcanic eruption within the South Pacific. Residents of Hawaii, California, Oregon, Washington and southern Alaska have been suggested to “be alert and observe directions from native....

Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami warnings in Japan, Pacific islands

2022-01-15T19:02+01004-traders (en)

(Reuters) -An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering tsunami warnings and evacuation orders in Japan and causing large waves in several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes.

Tsunami advisory in effect for U.S. West Coast after volcanic eruption: “Move away from the shore and head to high ground”

2022-01-15T19:02+0100digitpatrox (en)

A tsunami advisory is in impact for the West Coast of the USA, Alaska and Hawaii after a volcano erupted within the Pacific. “A Tsunami is happening,” the on Saturday. “Transfer away from the shore and head to excessive floor,” it mentioned, warning that the primary wave might not be the biggest.

West Coast under tsunami advisory after volcano erupts in Pacific

2022-01-15T18:59+0100azcentral (en)

The U.S. West Coast was bracing Saturday for tsunami activity including unpredictable currents, waves and tides that could endanger swimmers and boaters after an undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga. The eruption sent tsunami waves crashing ashore in the small island nation of....

Tsunami Reaches Japan, 3-meter Waves Possible: Meteorological Agency Hih/dw

2022-01-15T18:59+0100barrons (en)

Tsunami reached Japan late Saturday through early Sunday, and waves as high as three meters were possible, Japan's Meteorological Agency said, hours after a massive volcanic eruption near Tonga. The agency said a 1.2 metre (about four feet) tsunami reached the remote southern island of Amami Oshima....

Tsunami advisory issued for West Coast of US

2022-01-15T18:58+0100wearecentralpa (en)

An image taken by a Japanese weather satellite shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. (Japan Meteorology Agency via AP) (NEXSTAR) – A tsunami advisory has been issued for parts of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington after an undersea volcano erupted in the Tonga Islands.

Tsunami wave from Tonga volcano eruption sends scare across Pacific

2022-01-15T18:56+0100samoanews (en)

Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The volcano that erupted in Tonga and caused rumbling sounds, and coastal inundation in American Samoa overnight continues to remain active. The National Weather Service Pago Pago is advising Am Samoa residents who live along the coasts, please be cautious near shorelines....

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2022-01-15T18:55+0100nampa (en)

URGENT Tsunami reaches Japan, 3-meter waves possible: meteorological agency hih/dw Tokyo, Jan 15, 2022 (AFP) - Tsunami reached Japan late Saturday through early Sunday, and waves as high as three meters were possible, Japan's Meteorological Agency said, hours after a massive volcanic eruption near Tonga.

Parts of coastal B.C. under tsunami advisory after Tonga volcano erupts 10964 Read

2022-01-15T18:55+0100cknw (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory is also in effect for Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Tsunami advisory issued for West Coast of US

2022-01-15T18:55+0100woodtv (en)

An image taken by a Japanese weather satellite shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. (Japan Meteorology Agency via AP) (NEXSTAR) – A tsunami advisory has been issued for parts of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington after an undersea volcano erupted in the Tonga Islands.

TSUNAMI WARNING IN EFFFECT 01/15/22

2022-01-15T18:53+0100publicnow (en)

A tsunami order is in effect for Monterey County on Saturday, January 15th, 2022, starting 7:35AM. If you are located in this coastal area, move off the beach and out of harbors and marinas. For Additional Info: https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/a/a.php?i=65344897.

Tsunami alert issued for US west coast and Alaska after huge underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-15T18:52+0100independent-UK (en)

US officials have issued a tsunami alert for the west coast after a gigantic underwater volcano erupted near Tonga , sending large currents surging across the Pacific Ocean. The US National Tsunami Warning Center sent out an advisory for the entire west coast including the states of California, Oregon and Washington, as well as Alaska.

Chile: Officials declare a "State of Precaution" for parts of the western coast following a volcanic eruption in Tonga Jan. 15

2022-01-15T18:50+0100garda-com (en)

Event. Authorities in Chile have declared a State of Precaution for parts of the western coast due to the possibility of a minor tsunami Jan. 15. The measure is in response to a volcanic eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai in Tonga Jan. 15. Areas under a State of Precaution include: Juan Fernandez....

Tonga volcano eruption and tsunami: No power, communications still down

2022-01-15T18:50+0100radionz (en)

There has been little contact with Tonga since an underwater volcano, Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai, erupted early yesterday evening. A tsunami hit the Kingdom after the volcano erupted for eight minutes, throwing clouds of ash into the sky. Waves flooded the capital, Nuku'alofa, where video footage has shown water engulfing buildings.

Pacific feels effects of Tongan tsunami

2022-01-15T18:50+0100radionz (en)

The series of volcanic eruptions were also heard in Samoa, Fiji, Vanuatu, and Cook Islands. Multiple communities in Fiji experienced surges soon after the tsunami and warnings were generated following the eruption again of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai seamount volcano. Video footage from Samoa and the Cook Islands showed similar activity.

Japan's weather agency warns of tsunami following volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-15T18:49+0100china.org.cn (en)

TOKYO, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) on Saturday midnight issued a tsunami warning following an earlier volcanic eruption in Tonga. The weather agency warned of the tsunami on the country's Pacific coast and urged residents to evacuate from seaside areas.

Tsunami Warning in US: Tsunami warning in US due to volcanic eruption in sea, high waves hit Japan

2022-01-15T18:49+0100morningexpress (en)

Washington The whole world is on alert after a volcanic eruption in the Sea of ​​Tonga near New Zealand. The US National Weather Service has issued a tsunami warning for several states adjoining the Pacific Ocean. The US West Coast, Hawaii and Alaska are at risk of high-rise waves during a tsunami.

Japan: Officials issue tsunami advisory following volcanic eruption in Tonga, Jan. 15

2022-01-15T18:49+0100garda-com (en)

Event. Officials have issued a tsunami advisory (third highest) for most eastern facing coastal areas of the country, as of early Jan. 16. Maximum wave heights of up to 1 meter (3 feet) are forecast. Tsunami warnings (second highest) are in place for the southern Amami and Tokara islands.

Tsunami hits Tonga after underwater volcanic eruption | News

2022-01-15T18:48+0100todayheadline (en)

People flee to higher ground after the massive volcanic eruption triggers the area’s second tsunami in as many days. The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning after an undersea volcano erupted on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.

Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai volcano in Tonga generates huge eruption, visible from space

2022-01-15T18:47+0100dailymaverick (en)

Watch. You’ll probably want to watch it a couple times. On Friday, a series of eruptions began at the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai undersea volcano near the Kingdom of Tonga. Some hours later, a n enormous underwater eruption blew right through the southern Pacific ocean, creating a sonic boom heard....

Tsunami Advisory Issued for Coastal Bay Area, Santa Cruz

2022-01-15T18:46+0100nbcbayarea (en)

expect to reach Monterey around 7:35 am this morning, which will correspond with for #Monterey at 8:05 am. Expect low lying inundation and minor flooding possible, especially for areas like NWS Bay Area (@NWSBayArea) January 15, 2022 The National Weather Service Bay Area said that although the impact is expect to continue through 9 a.

Bay Area tsunami advisory: What do the different tsunami alerts mean?

2022-01-15T18:46+0100eastbaytimes (en)

There are various tsunami warning levels based on the danger to the public. The San Francisco Bay Area and West Coast are currently under a tsunami advisory. Here is what the National Weather Service says about the alerts: “Tsunami messages are issued by the tsunami warning centers to notify....

Tonga tsunami: First waves hitting west coast of US, officials say

2022-01-15T18:45+0100fox13memphis (en)

January 15, 2022 at 11:18 am CST By Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii and the west coast of the U.S. on Saturday after a volcano eruption in Tonga. The advisories were issued after the undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation,....

A tsunami was observed in American Samoa after the eruption of the Tonga volcano

2022-01-15T18:44+0100printveela (en)

(Reuters) – An underwater volcano erupted from Tonga on Saturday, triggering a tsunami alert for several South Pacific island nations. The US-based Tsunami Monitor said the epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued.

Tsunami warnings for the South Pacific and US West Coast following the eruption

2022-01-15T18:44+0100printveela (en)

Tsunami warnings are in effect for several countries in the South Pacific, western Alaska and along the California-Mexico border following the eruption of an underwater volcano on Saturday. Waves were observed in the capital of Tonga and the capital of American Samoa, an American tsunami watcher said.

After Tonga's volcano eruption; Russia, Japan issue tsunami warnings

2022-01-15T18:44+0100aninews (en)

ANI | Updated: Jan 15, 2022 22:27 IST. Moscow [ ], January 15 (ANI): and issued tsunami warnings after a massive undersea volcanic eruption in the island country of caused a wave surge in the , reported Sputnik. The underwater eruption could trigger waves of up to 20 centimetres (8 inches) in 's....

United States: tsunami alert by submarine volcano in Tonga – More Regions – International

2022-01-15T18:43+0100archyde (en)

Tsunami alerts were issued this Saturday for the west coast of united states , while Hawai It has been affected by “minor flooding” after the eruption of a volcano on the Tonga islands on Friday, according to the US weather services. (What’s more: “Come out of the beaches, harbors and marinas”....

Tsunami alert in the United States and Chile after the violent eruption of a volcano in the Tonga islands

2022-01-15T18:43+0100archyde (en)

Satellite images suggested the worst. Residents of the Tonga islands were fleeing to the heights this Saturday in the face of the tsunami caused by a new massive eruption – heard up to hundreds of kilometers – of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano, which also led to tsunami warnings in the States States and Chile.

Bay Area tsunami advisory: What do the different tsunami alerts mean?

2022-01-15T18:42+0100mercurynews (en)

There are various tsunami warning levels based on the danger to the public. The San Francisco Bay Area and West Coast are currently under a tsunami advisory. Here is what the National Weather Service says about the alerts: “Tsunami messages are issued by the tsunami warning centers to notify....

Tsunami hits Tonga, US West Coast on alert after volcano erupts

2022-01-15T18:40+0100gulf-times (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption sent tsunami waves crashing onto the South Pacific island and triggered warnings as far as the US West Coast. Dramatic images from space showed the moment the latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai sent a....

Tonga hit by tsunami waves after volcano erupts

2022-01-15T18:40+0100nationnews (en)

Tsunami waves caused by a giant underwater volcanic eruption have hit the Pacific country of Tonga. Social media footage showed water washing through a church and several homes, and witnesses said ash was falling over the capital, Nuku’alofa. Tsunami warnings across the region sent residents scrambling to higher ground.

Russia, Japan issue tsunami warnings following Tonga's volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T18:39+0100livemint (en)

Premium In this satellite photo taken by Planet Labs PBC, an island created by the underwater Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano is seen smoking Jan. 7, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, Jan.

Tsunami alert in US West Coast, Alaska, Hawaii as volcano erupts in Tonga. Watch

2022-01-15T18:39+0100livemint (en)

A large underwater volcanic eruption happened near Tonga, a Polynesian kingdom of over 170 South Pacific islands, which has triggered Tsunami waves crashing across shores. Following this, a Tsunami alert was issued in much of the US West Coast, Alaska, and Hawaii.

West Coast under tsunami advisory after volcano erupts in Pacific

2022-01-15T18:38+0100cincinnati (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Tsunami Warning For US West Coast, Flooding In Hawaii After Tonga Eruption NDTV 1 hour ago

2022-01-15T18:37+0100justdial (en)

Tsunami warnings were issued Saturday for the entire US West Coast after a massive volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in Tonga, with tsunami waves triggering low-level flooding in Hawaii.

Tsunami Alert for US West Coast, Flooding in Hawaii After Tonga’s Massive Volcano Eruption

2022-01-15T18:34+0100news18 (en)

The US National Weather Service issued tsunami advisories from California to Alaska, predicting waves of up to two feet (60 centimetres), strong rip currents and coastal flooding. A massive underwater volcano eruption near the Pacific nation of Tonga has triggered tsunami warnings in Hawaii, Alaska and the US Pacific coast on Saturday.

Major blast in Tonga create tsunami and heavy ash fall

2022-01-15T18:33+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

The Massive Blast. The blast was caught in spectular fashion by Japan's Himawari-8 satellite. In this animated GIF (above), you can see the large explosion begin and the shockwave from the blast pass through the atmosphere away from the volcano for hundreds of miles like ripples in a lake.

4-foot tsunami hits Tonga after explosive eruption of underwater volcano

2022-01-15T18:33+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

A 4-foot-tall (1.2 meters) tsunami reportedly hit Tonga’s capital of Nuku’alofa, which is about 40 miles (65 kilometers) south of the underwater volcano. There have been no reports of injuries, because communication with the nation went down after the eruption, The Associated Press reported .

Eruption of Tonga: Tsunami recommendations issued to California, Oregon and Washington after a volcanic eruption in the South Pacific

2022-01-15T18:32+0100floridanewstimes (en)

Satellite images show huge ash clouds and shock waves spreading from the eruption. According to CNN-affiliated Radio New Zealand (RNZ), the waves crossed the coastline of Tonga’s capital Nuku’alofa on Saturday and flowed into coastal roads and flood facilities.

US: Tsunami warning issued after volcano eruption, residents asked to move from coastline

2022-01-15T18:30+0100khaleejtimes (en)

There are reports of waves pushing boats in Hawaii as sea level fluctuations are also beginning in Alaska and California An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.

The West Coast Is Under a Tsunami Warning After Violent Tonga Volcanic Eruption

2022-01-15T18:27+0100gizmodo (en)

Spectacular and terrifying satellite imagery shows Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai volcano exploding on Saturday. A massive cloud of ash appeared over the Pacific, unleashing havoc in Tonga. The reported blackouts across the island nation as well as cell phone and internet outages.

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after undersea volcano erupts off Tonga National Tsunami Warning Center is issuing advisories for several parts of coastal British Columbia after the volcanic eruption in the Pacific Basin near the Tonga Islands

2022-01-15T18:26+0100nationalpost (en)

The eruption at 0410 GMT of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai underwater volcano, located about 65 km (40 miles) north of Nuku’alofa, caused a 1.2-meter (4-ft) tsunami, Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology said. The agency said it continued to monitor the situation but no tsunami threat had been issued to the Australian mainland, islands or territories.

Tsunami warnings in South Pacific and US west coast after Tonga eruption

2022-01-15T18:26+0100guardian (en)

Tsunami warnings are in place for several South Pacific nations, in western Alaska and along the California-Mexico border, after the eruption of an underwater volcano on Saturday. and the capital of American Samoa, a US-based tsunami monitor said. In the US, the National Weather Service (NWS) said....

Tsunami warning for US West Coast, flooding in Hawaii after Tonga eruption

2022-01-15T18:26+0100urdupoint (en)

Tsunami warnings were issued Saturday for the entire US West Coast after a massive volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in Tonga, with tsunami waves triggering low-level flooding in Hawaii. San Francisco, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th Jan, 2022 ) : Tsunami warnings were issued....

Russia, Japan Issue Tsunami Warnings After Tonga Volcano Eruption

2022-01-15T18:26+0100urdupoint (en)

Tsunami warnings were issued on Saturday for Russia's Kuril Islands and Japan after a massive undersea volcanic eruption in the island country of Tonga caused a wave surge in the Pacific. MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 15th January, 2022) Tsunami warnings were issued on Saturday for 's Kuril....

Tsunami advisory continues for Hawaii following undersea volcano eruption near Tonga

2022-01-15T18:23+0100HonululuAdvertiser (en)

UPDATE 6:40 a.m. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii says the tsunami advisory for Hawaii continues this morning as the state continues to see small seismic waves generated from a massive volcanic eruption off Tonga Friday night. Center officials said the tsunami waves across the state “are....

Tonga tsunami: First waves hitting west coast of US, officials say

2022-01-15T18:23+0100kiro7 (en)

January 15, 2022 at 9:18 am PST By Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii and the west coast of the U.S. on Saturday after a volcano eruption in Tonga. The advisories were issued after the undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation,....

Oregon coast under tsunami advisory; waves of 1-3 feet expected

2022-01-15T18:22+0100oregonlive (en)

The National Weather Service expects waves of 1 to 3 feet along the Oregon and Washington coast. Initial waves began hitting the Oregon coast Saturday morning, with a 1.18-foot wave in southern Oregon. The weather service urged people to move off beaches and out of harbors and marinas.

Japan's southern islands could be hit by 3-meter tsunami: agency

2022-01-15T18:20+0100nikkei-en (en)

Waves triggered by eruption of underwater volcano off Tonga. The eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga, which triggered a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, is seen in an image from the NOAA GOES-West satellite taken at 05:10 a.m. GMT on Jan. 15. (Handout photo from CIRA/NOAA) © Reuters.

Massive Tonga Volcano Eruption Triggers Pacific Tsunami

2022-01-15T18:20+0100maritime-network (en)

By Jahnavi Nidumolu and Renju Jose Jan 15 (Reuters) – An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on....

A Tsunami Hits Tonga's Capital After an Underwater Volcano Eruption - The New York Times

2022-01-15T18:20+0100google-top-stories (en)

A four-foot tsunami wave was reported to have hit Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa, on Saturday, sending people rushing to higher ground. Witnesses said ash had fallen from the sky, after an underwater volcano erupted earlier near the remote Pacific nation.

Tsunami Warning For US West Coast, Flooding In Hawaii After Tonga Eruption

2022-01-15T18:20+0100ndtvnews (en)

San Francisco: Tsunami warnings were issued Saturday for the entire US West Coast after a massive volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in Tonga, with tsunami waves triggering low-level flooding in Hawaii. The US National Weather Service issued tsunami advisories from the bottom of California....

Tsunami warning for US West Coast, flooding in Hawaii after Tonga eruption

2022-01-15T18:19+0100brecorder (en)

SAN FRANCISCO: Tsunami warnings were issued Saturday for the entire US West Coast after a massive volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in Tonga, with tsunami waves triggering low-level flooding in Hawaii. The US National Weather Service issued tsunami advisories from the bottom of California....

Tsunami advisory issued for B.C. after volcanic eruption near Tonga

2022-01-15T18:19+0100ctvnews (en)

A tsunami advisory has been issued for parts of the B.C. coast after an underwater volcano near Tonga erupted on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore of the South Pacific islands and flooding the country's capital. The advisory was issued for the north coast and Haida Gwaii, the....

Major Blast in Tonga Create Tsunami and Heavy Ash Fall

2022-01-15T18:19+0100discovermagazine (en)

The Massive Blast. The blast was caught in spectular fashion by Japan's Himawari-8 satellite. In this animated GIF (above), you can see the large explosion begin and the shockwave from the blast pass through the atmosphere away from the volcano for hundreds of miles like ripples in a lake.

A Tsunami Hits Tonga's Capital After an Underwater Volcano Eruption - The New York Times

2022-01-15T18:18+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

A four-foot tsunami wave was reported to have hit Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa, on Saturday, sending people rushing to higher ground. Witnesses said ash had fallen from the sky, after an underwater volcano erupted earlier near the remote Pacific nation.

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

2022-01-15T18:18+0100abc7ny (en)

Satellite imagery shows a massive ash cloud and shockwaves spreading from the eruption. Waves crossed the shoreline of Tonga's capital, Nuku'alofa, on Saturday, flowing onto coastal roads and flooding properties, according to CNN affiliate Radio New Zealand (RNZ).

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

2022-01-15T18:17+0100buffalonews (en)

A tsunami has hit Tonga's largest island, Tongatapu, after an underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted. 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....

Tonga hit by large waves after underwater volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T18:17+0100nzherald (en)

As large waves washed ashore in Tonga last night – and volcanic booms from the latest underwater eruption could be heard as far away as Fiji, and potentially New Zealand – a local urged people "to pray for us". And in New Zealand, our National Emergency Management Agency has issued a warning of potential impact along our coastline.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T18:16+0100gazette (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

National Tsunami advisory issued for West Coast The Associated Press & Scripps National 7:06 AM, Jan 15, 2022

2022-01-15T18:15+0100thedenverchannel (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A tsunami advisory has been issued for the entire west coast of the U.S. after an undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga. The National Weather Service issued the advisory just before 5 a.m. PT Saturday.

World News | After Tonga's Volcano Eruption; Russia, Japan Issue Tsunami Warnings

2022-01-15T18:15+0100latestly (en)

Get latest articles and stories on World at LatestLY. Russia and Japan issued tsunami warnings after a massive undersea volcanic eruption in the island country of Tonga caused a wave surge in the Pacific, reported Sputnik. Moscow [Russia], January 15 (ANI): Russia and Japan issued tsunami warnings....

National Tsunami advisory issued for West Coast The Associated Press & Scripps National 8:06 AM, Jan 15, 2022

2022-01-15T18:14+0100newschannel5 (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A tsunami advisory has been issued for the entire west coast of the U.S. after an undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga. The National Weather Service issued the advisory just before 5 a.m. PT Saturday.

Spectacular satellite images capture Tonga volcano eruption

2022-01-15T18:13+0100nypost (en)

A Japanese weather satellite photographed an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga on Jan. 15, 2022. Japan Meteorology Agency via AP. Incredible new satellite images show a mushrooming cloud burst through the ocean’s surface from the explosion of an undersea volcano near the....

[Minuto a Minuto] Onemi orders evacuation of Chilean island coast after volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-15T18:13+0100archyde (en)

[Minuto a Minuto] Onemi orders evacuation of Chilean island coast after volcanic eruption in Tonga. % u201C The response has been impeccable by the local population. The message arrived without any problem on the island. I remind you that it is all a preventive matter, in which it implies an....

Major Blast in Tonga Create Tsunami and Heavy Ash Fall

2022-01-15T18:12+0100headlines24 (en)

15/01 17:45 - Major Blast in Tonga Create Tsunami and Heavy Ash Fall The activity at Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai took a turn to the dramatic when a massive explosion created a tsunami that struck the island nation...

Undersea Volcano Eruption Triggers Massive Shockwave, Tsunami Strikes South Pacific Island — Tsunami Warning Issued For U.S. West Coast

2022-01-15T18:12+0100headlines24 (en)

15/01 17:15 - Undersea Volcano Eruption Triggers Massive Shockwave, Tsunami Strikes South Pacific Island — Tsunami Warning Issued For U.S. West Coast Tsunami advisory issued for U.S. West Coast, Hawaii, and Alaska after massive eruption....

Tonga reports 1.2m tsunami wave due to volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T18:09+0100taipeitimes (en)

Large waves crashed ashore in Tonga yesterday after a massive volcanic eruption that was heard in neighboring countries triggered the area’s second tsunami in as many days. “A 1.2 meter tsunami wave has been observed at Nukualofa,” the Australian Bureau of Meteorology wrote on Twitter.

Strong earthquake shakes Indonesia’s capital 2022-01-16 A powerful earthquake shook parts of Indonesia’s main island of Java on Friday, damaging buildings and houses and sending people into the streets, but no casualties were reported. Officials said there was no danger of a tsunami. The US Geological Survey said the epicenter of the magnitude 6.

2022-01-15T18:09+0100taipeitimes (en)

A powerful earthquake shook parts of Indonesia’s main island of Java on Friday, damaging buildings and houses and sending people into the streets, but no casualties were reported. Officials said there was no danger of a tsunami. The US Geological Survey said the epicenter of the magnitude 6.

Tongans flee tsunami after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T18:08+0100citizen (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption – heard in neighbouring countries – triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. “A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nuku’alofa,” Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology She said water filled their home....

Tsunami warning in Tonga, US West Coast after volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T18:05+0100yahoo-sg (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption that triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific, including the entire US West Coast. The latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano came just a few hours after a separate Friday tsunami warning was lifted due to the eruption.

Undersea volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T18:04+0100business-standard (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii, Alaska and the US Pacific coast.

Japan's Pacific coast hit by tsunami after Tonga eruption

2022-01-15T18:00+0100kyodonews (en)

Japan's Pacific coast was hit early Sunday by a tsunami following a massive underwater volcanic eruption in the South Pacific island country of Tonga the previous day, prompting the weather agency to issue a tsunami warning and advisories while urging residents to move to high ground.

Tonga volcano eruption, Tsunami alert for U.S. west coast

2022-01-15T18:00+0100fox5atlanta (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Satellite images show volcanic eruption that caused tsunami in Pacific

2022-01-15T18:00+0100fox5atlanta (en)

Satellite images show volcano erupt near Tonga. An underwater volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. (Credit: RAMMB/CIRA via Storyful) An underwater volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation....

Tsunami advisories issued for parts of coastal British Columbia

2022-01-15T17:59+0100vancouversun (en)

A grab taken from footage by Japan's Himawari-8 satellite and released by the National Institute of Information and Communications (Japan) on January 15, 2022 shows the volcanic eruption that provoked a tsunami in Tonga. - The eruption was so intense it was heard as "loud thunder sounds" in Fiji more than 800 kilometres (500 miles) away.

Tsunami advisory issued for B.C. after volcanic eruption near Tonga

2022-01-15T17:58+0100barrie (en)

A tsunami advisory has been issued for parts of the B.C. coast after an underwater volcano near Tonga erupted on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore of the South Pacific islands and flooding the country's capital. The advisory was issued for the north coast and Haida Gwaii, the....

Tsunami Advisory Issued For West Coast, Hawaii And Alaska After Volcano Erupts Off Tonga

2022-01-15T17:55+0100forbes (en)

Topline. A tsunami advisory is in effect for the West Coast of North America—from California through British Columbia to Alaska—and Hawaii, the National Weather Service said Saturday, resulting from the eruption of an undersea volcano near the Pacific island nation of Tonga, sending 2.7-foot waves crashing ashore.

TONGA-4THLD VOLCANO - Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory By Nick Perry

2022-01-15T17:53+0100nampa (en)

Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. Wellington (New Zealand), Jan 15 (AP) An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.

Tsunami waves crash ashore in Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T17:53+0100flipboard (en)

The Berkeley Fire Department has ordered people living at the Marina or nearby to evacuate immediately because of a tsunami advisory. Waves one to … A massive volcano eruption in the South Pacific Saturday created a series of massive waves that inundated the island nation of Tonga and caused....

Local News Tsunami Advisory issued for the Central Coast after a volcanic eruption in the Pacific Vivian Rennie

2022-01-15T17:53+0100ksby (en)

A tsunami advisory has been issued for the entire west coast of the U.S. after an undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga. This began a 1.0 magnitude earthquake beneath the surface of the ocean at approximately 8:27 pm pacific time.

Tonga hit by tsunami after volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T17:50+0100cnn (en)

Satellite imagery showed the violent underwater volcanic eruption that first occurred on Friday near Tonga in the South Pacific. The volcano is located about 30 kilometers (18.6 miles) southeast of Tonga's Fonuafo'ou island, according to CNN affiliate Radio New Zealand, and about 65 kilometers (40 miles) north of Nuku'alofa.

Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T17:47+0100newsandstar (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tsunami waves crash across shore as undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T17:47+0100newsandstar (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast.

Chile warned of a possible “minor tsunami” on Easter Island after the eruption of the submarine volcano in Tonga

2022-01-15T17:43+0100archyde (en)

The National Emergency Office (Onemi) of Chile warned this Saturday about the possibility of a “minor tsunami” reaching Easter Island. after the one caused by the eruption of a volcano in Tonga. “Remember! that by State of Precaution for the Juan Fernández Archipelago, San Félix, Easter and Chilean....

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T17:43+0100cbs46 (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Tsunami warning for Hawaii and California homes evacuated after Tonga eruption A FLOOD warning has been issued for Hawaii after tsunami waves have been detected offshore.

2022-01-15T17:42+0100express (en)

The warning included details of strong currents and high waves that will hit California on Saturday morning. However, inundation of the Californian coastline is not expected. The mainland tsunami advisory now extends along the full western seaboard of the US.

Tongans flee tsunami after volcano erupts

2022-01-15T17:41+0100omanobserver-om (en)

NUKUALOFA, Tonga: Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption -- heard in neighbouring countries -- triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. "A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nuku'alofa," Australia's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

Massive volcanic eruption reported from space, tsunami alert on the west coast

2022-01-15T17:41+0100printveela (en)

The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued. The Tonga Meteorological Service issued a tsunami alert for the archipelago, and data from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center found waves only three feet high.

Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T17:39+0100southwalesargus (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tsunami waves crash across shore as undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T17:39+0100southwalesargus (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast.

Tsunami advisory issued for West Coast of US

2022-01-15T17:37+0100wkrn (en)

(NEXSTAR) – A tsunami advisory has been issued for parts of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington after an undersea volcano erupted in the Tonga Islands. The National Tsunami Warning Center, a division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), added that “some....

Tsunami hits Tonga after giant volcano eruption

2022-01-15T17:37+0100armradio (en)

Tsunami waves caused by a giant underwater volcanic eruption have hit the Pacific country of Tonga, the reports. Social media footage showed water washing through a church and several homes, and witnesses said ash was falling over the capital, Nuku’alofa. Tsunami warnings across the region sent residents scrambling to higher ground.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T17:36+0100fox10tv (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

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

2022-01-15T17:35+0100wacotrib (en)

A tsunami has hit Tonga's largest island, Tongatapu, after an underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted. 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....

Underwater volcano eruption, tsunami warning from Tonga to Fiji

2022-01-15T17:34+0100d1softballnews (en)

January 15, 2022 4:49 pm Videos posted on social media show the moment of the eruption and the 1.2 meter rogue waves crashing on several houses. The maximum recorded height of the waves following the Friday’s eruption had been 30 centimeters . Islands Business new s site reported that a convoy of....

Across Oregon, OR

2022-01-15T17:32+0100patch (en)

Across Oregon Breaking News 1m Volcanic activity by Tonga is expected to send three-foot high tsunami waves to the Oregon coast. Sponsored Jan 7 Loss of a loved one is a difficult time to navigate. Learn how to obtain a death certificate, when to begin reporting the death and more.

Tsunami Waves Expected On Oregon Coast After Volcano...

2022-01-15T17:32+0100patch (en)

PORTLAND, OR — Tsunami waves are headed to the Oregon Coast. The waves are expected to be up to three feet high. The National Weather Service issued an alert after an underwater volcano erupted by Tonga. The waves are expected to start arriving around 8:30 Saturday morning and will be felt along the entire West Coast.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, US west coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T17:31+0100jamaicaobserver (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii, Alaska and the US Pacific coast.

West Coast under tsunami advisory after volcano eruption in South Pacific

2022-01-15T17:31+0100washtimes (en)

This satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific ...

Tsunami warning for US West Coast, flooding in Hawaii after Tonga eruption – timesofmalta.com

2022-01-15T17:31+0100unravelmalta (en)

Tsunami warnings were issued Saturday for the entire US West Coast after a massive volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in Tonga, with tsunami waves triggering low-level flooding in Hawaii. The US National Weather Service issued tsunami advisories from the bottom of California to the tip of....

Tsunami warning for US West Coast, flooding in Hawaii after Tonga volcano eruption

2022-01-15T17:31+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption that triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific, including the entire US West Coast. The latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano came just a few hours after a separate Friday tsunami warning was lifted due to the eruption.

Tsunami recorded in southwestern Japan, with waves of about 1.2 meters

2022-01-15T17:30+0100itartass_en (en)

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the waves of up to three meters are expected to hit the islands. TOKYO, January 15. /TASS/. Tsunami has reached the Amami Islands, with the waves of about 1.2 meters, the NHK TV channel reported on Saturday. There were no immediate reports about damage.

Tsunami hits Tonga after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T17:30+0100irishtimes (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as....

Undersea Volcano Eruption Triggers Massive Shockwave, Tsunami Strikes South Pacific Island

2022-01-15T17:26+0100headlines24 (en)

15/01 16:45 - Undersea Volcano Eruption Triggers Massive Shockwave, Tsunami Strikes South Pacific Island Tsunami advisory issued for U.S. West Coast, Hawaii, and Alaska after massive eruption....

Tsunami advisory issued for West Coast after eruption of undersea volcano

2022-01-15T17:25+0100wowktv (en)

(NEXSTAR) – A tsunami advisory has been issued for parts of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington after an undersea volcano erupted in the Tonga Islands. The National Tsunami Warning Center, a division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), added that “some....

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T17:24+0100foxcarolina (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

AFP - Tonga-volcano-tsunami-US-Hawaii lead

2022-01-15T17:23+0100nampa (en)

Tsunami warning for US West Coast, flooding in Hawaii after Tonga eruption San Francisco, Jan 15, 2022 (AFP) - Tsunami warnings were issued Saturday for the entire US West Coast after a massive volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in Tonga, with tsunami waves triggering low-level flooding in Hawaii.

Tsunami advisory warns of strong, hazardous currents

2022-01-15T17:23+0100publicnow (en)

An undersea volcano eruption near the Pacific nation of Tonga has triggered a tsunami advisory for San Diego County and the West Coast. An official notice from the San Diego County Office of Emergency Services issued at 7:41 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, states: "Tsunami Advisory issued by National Tsunami Warning Center for the San Diego Coast.

Tsunami hits Tonga after giant volcano eruption - BBC News

2022-01-15T17:20+0100google-top-stories (en)

Many parts of Tonga, whose capital is just 65km south of the eruption, are experiencing a near-total blackout of power, phone lines and internet services. The extent of any injuries or damage is still unclear. "My first instinct was to take cover under the table, I grabbed my little sister, and....

Tsunami advisory issued for West Coast of US

2022-01-15T17:20+0100cbs17 (en)

An image taken by a Japanese weather satellite shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. (Japan Meteorology Agency via AP) (NEXSTAR) – A tsunami advisory has been issued for parts of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington after an undersea volcano erupted in the Tonga Islands.

Tonga tsunami, Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai eruption: Surging waves hit island nation

2022-01-15T17:17+0100nzherald (en)

Large waves are washing ashore and skies are turning black in Tonga after another violent volcanic eruption from Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai. Video / Dr Faka’iloatonga Taumoefolau / Willy Baptiste Florian / Johnny Teisi / US StormWatch KEY POINTS: Tonga tsunami alert after Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai....

Breaking News | National Tsunami strikes Japan following Tonga eruption A tsunami warning was issued for the Amami and Tokara islands while a tsunami advisory was in place for nation's entire Pacific coast and some areas facing the Sea of ... 2 mins ago

2022-01-15T17:16+0100japantimes (en)

A meteorological agency map shows areas under a tsunami warning (in red) and a tsunami advisory (yellow). | JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY. A tsunami caused by a volcanic eruption in Tonga struck Japan’s coast in the early hour of Sunday just minutes after a warning was issued.

Tsunami advisory issued for West Coast of US

2022-01-15T17:15+0100yourerie (en)

(NEXSTAR) – A tsunami advisory has been issued for parts of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington after an undersea volcano erupted in the Tonga Islands. The National Tsunami Warning Center, a division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), added that “some....

Tonga tsunami: Families fear for loved ones who fled waves from volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T17:15+0100Stuff (en)

There were serious concerns for residents of Tonga on Saturday night after tsunami waves hit the island nation in the wake of a volcanic eruption. As sunlight gave way to dark, Tongans were fleeing for higher ground and relatives in New Zealand were desperately trying to reach loved ones.

Tsunami Hits Tonga after Giant Volcano Eruption

2022-01-15T17:14+0100albaniannews (en)

Tsunami waves caused by a giant underwater volcanic eruption have hit the Pacific country of Tonga. Social media footage showed water washing through a church and several homes, and witnesses said ash was falling over the capital, Nuku'alofa. Tsunami warnings across the region sent residents scrambling to higher ground.

15/01/2022 Tsunami warning in Tonga, US West Coast after volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T17:12+0100rfi-en (en)

The latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano came just a few hours after a separate Friday tsunami warning was lifted due to the eruption. Dramatic images from space showed the moment the eruption sent a mushroom of smoke and ash into the air and a shockwave across the surrounding sea.

Tsunami advisory issued for Bay Area following volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T17:12+0100mercurynews (en)

A tsunami advisory was issued Saturday morning along the West Coast, including parts of the Bay Area, as weather officials told residents to avoid coastal waters. The National Weather Service said there could be up to a couple feet of flooding at beaches at harbor areas in the Bay Area, including in....

California coast tsunami warning, Hawaii floods

2022-01-15T17:12+0100archyde (en)

Tsunami warnings were issued on Saturday morning for the west coast of the United States, Hawaii having already been affected by “minor flooding”, after the eruption of a volcano in the Tonga archipelago on Friday, according to the services. American weather.

Tsunami advisory issued for Hawaii, West Coast...

2022-01-15T17:12+0100aninews (en)

Washington [ ], January 15 (ANI): A Tsunami advisory has been issued for Hawaii and the of US following volcano eruption near Tonga. The United States' Pacific Tsunami Warning Center tweeted on Saturday that Hawaii was issued a tsunami advisory. Other states such as Alaska, Oregon and Washington....

Tsunami warning for US West Coast, flooding in Hawaii after Tonga eruption

2022-01-15T17:10+0100bssnews (en)

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 15, 2022 (BSS/AFP) - Tsunami warnings were issued Saturday for the entire US West Coast after a massive volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in Tonga, with tsunami waves triggering low-level flooding in Hawaii. The US National Weather Service issued tsunami advisories....

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T17:08+0100gulf-times (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and the capital of American Samoa, a US-based tsunami monitor said.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T17:07+0100yorkdispatch (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

A Tsunami Hits Tonga's Capital After an Underwater Volcano Eruption The New York Times 1 hour ago

2022-01-15T17:06+0100justdial (en)

A four-foot tsunami wave was reported to have hit Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa, on Saturday, sending people rushing to higher ground.

Tsunami waves crash across shore as undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T17:06+0100eveningtimes (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast.

Tsunami Warning In Tonga, US West Coast After Volcanic Eruption

2022-01-15T17:03+0100ibtimes (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption that triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific, including the entire US West Coast. The latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano came just a few hours after a separate Friday tsunami warning was lifted due to the eruption.

National/World News Tsunami advisory issued for West Coast The Associated Press & Scripps National 7:06 AM, Jan 15, 2022

2022-01-15T17:03+0100koaa (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A tsunami advisory has been issued for the entire west coast of the U.S. after an undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga. The National Weather Service issued the advisory just before 5 a.m. PT Saturday.

Tsunami Warning for US West Coast, Flooding in Hawaii After Tonga Volcano Eruption

2022-01-15T17:03+0100news18 (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption that triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific, including the entire US West Coast. The latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano came just a few hours after a separate Friday tsunami warning was lifted due to the eruption.

Tsunami advisory issued for Hawaii, West Coast following volcano eruption The United States’ Pacific Tsunami Warning Center tweeted on Saturday that Hawaii was issued a tsunami advisory. Other states such as Alaska, Oregon and Washington were also issued tsunami advisories, The Washington Post reported.

2022-01-15T17:01+0100ground-news (en)

U.S. Pacific coast, Hawaii under tsunami advisory after Tonga volcano erupts - National. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained cut off hours after the eruption. UPDATE: Tsunami Advisory Issued For Northern California Following Violent Volcanic Eruption Near Tonga.

Tsunami hits Tonga as underwater volcano erupts

2022-01-15T17:01+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

On Tonga, video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas, swirling around homes and buildings. New Zealand's military said it was monitoring the situation and remained on standby, ready to assist if asked. Satellite images showed a huge eruption, a plume of ash,....

Tsunami advisory issued for Hawaii, West Coast following volcano eruption

2022-01-15T17:00+0100thehill (en)

A tsunami advisory was issued for parts of the U.S. West Coast following an underwater volcanic eruption near the South Pacific nation of Tonga. The United States’ Pacific Tsunami Warning Center tweeted on Saturday that Hawaii was issued a tsunami advisory.

Tsunami advisories issued for parts of coastal British Columbia

2022-01-15T17:00+0100princegeorgecitizen (en)

The National Tsunami Warning Center is issuing advisories for several parts of coastal British Columbia after a volcanic eruption in the Pacific Basin near the Tonga Islands. The centre says four zones are affected by the advisory, which was issued this morning.

Tsunami advisory issued for West Coast of US

2022-01-15T17:00+0100wwlp (en)

An image taken by a Japanese weather satellite shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. (Japan Meteorology Agency via AP) (NEXSTAR) – A tsunami advisory has been issued for parts of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington after an undersea volcano erupted in the Tonga Islands.

Tsunami Warning In Tonga, US West Coast After Volcanic Eruption

2022-01-15T16:58+0100barrons (en)

Dramatic images from space showed the moment the eruption sent a mushroom of smoke and ash into the air and a shockwave across the surrounding sea. Australia's Bureau of Meteorology said a tsunami wave measuring 1.2 metres (four feet) had been observed at Tonga's capital Nuku'alofa.

Tsunami Warning For US West Coast, Flooding In Hawaii After Tonga Eruption

2022-01-15T16:58+0100barrons (en)

Tsunami warnings were issued Saturday for the entire US West Coast after a massive volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in Tonga, with tsunami waves triggering low-level flooding in Hawaii. The US National Weather Service issued tsunami advisories from the bottom of California to the tip of....

Tsunami warning in the Pacific, the explosion of the Hunga Tonga volcano is causing tsunami waves. Video «3B Meteo

2022-01-15T16:58+0100d1softballnews (en)

The eruption of the Hunga Tonga volcano shakes the Pacific and causes tsunamis. THE SUBMARINE VOLCANO HUNGA TONGA IS INCREASINGLY FEARING – In jargon this type of eruption is defined by the term “ Freato-magmatic “and are among the most dangerous of all because they are caused by direct interaction....

Parts of coastal B.C. under tsunami advisory after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T16:57+0100globalnews (en)

The National Tsunami Warning Center is issuing advisories for several parts of coastal British Columbia after a volcanic eruption in the Pacific Basin near the Tonga Islands. The centre says four zones are affected by the advisory, which was issued this morning.

Tsunami advisories issued for parts of coastal British Columbia 0 1/15/2022 7:11:14 AM

2022-01-15T16:55+0100tricitynews (en)

The National Tsunami Warning Center is issuing advisories for several parts of coastal British Columbia after a volcanic eruption in the Pacific Basin near the Tonga Islands. The centre says four zones are affected by the advisory, which was issued this morning.

Tonga underwater volcanic eruption creates tsunami waves – video

2022-01-15T16:54+0100guardian (en)

Tsunami waves caused by an underwater volcano have hit Tonga’s capital and the capital of American Samoa. The eruption at 0410 GMT on Friday of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai underwater volcano, located about 65km (40 miles) north of Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa, caused a 1.

Tsunami advisory issued for West Coast of US

2022-01-15T16:54+0100wkbn (en)

(NEXSTAR) – A tsunami advisory has been issued for parts of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington after an undersea volcano erupted in the Tonga Islands. The National Tsunami Warning Center, a division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), added that “some....

Tsunami advisories issued for parts of coastal British Columbia

2022-01-15T16:54+0100TorontoStar (en)

This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies of Toronto Star content for distribution to colleagues, clients or customers, or inquire about permissions/licensing, please go to: The National Tsunami Warning Center is issuing advisories for several parts....

Emergency Management B.C. issues tsunami advisory for parts of coast following volcanic eruption near Tonga

2022-01-15T16:53+0100straight (en)

An undersea volcanic eruption in the Pacific Ocean has people scrambling for higher ground along B.C.'s coastline. Emergency Management B.C. issued a tsunami advisory for four coastal regions due to high waves from the volcano, which was near the island nation of Tonga.

world Tsunami waves crash across shore as undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T16:53+0100irishexaminer (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T16:51+0100wsvn (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Tsunami hits Tonga as underwater volcano erupts

2022-01-15T16:51+0100independent-ie (en)

On Tonga, video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas, swirling around homes and buildings. New Zealand's military said it was monitoring the situation and remained on standby, ready to assist if asked. Satellite images showed a huge eruption, a plume of ash,....

Tsunami waves to hit Oregon coast; advisory in effect

2022-01-15T16:51+0100oregonlive (en)

The advisory is in place because of a large underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga on Jan. 14, 2022, according to the National Weather Service. By Jim Ryan | The Oregonian/OregonLive The National Tsunami Warning Center has issued a tsunami advisory for the West Coast.

Businessinsider.co.za | Dramatic footage of tsunami hitting the Pacific island of Tonga after a giant underwater volcano erupted

2022-01-15T16:49+0100news24 (en)

An underwater volcanic eruption has led to tsunami warnings being issued to the people of Tonga. Tonga's capital, Nuku?alofa, lies 40 miles north of the volcano. Residents are being encouraged to move to higher ground. For more stories, The Pacific nation of Tonga has issued a tsunami warning after a massive undersea volcanic eruption.

Tsunami warning for US West Coast after Tonga eruption

2022-01-15T16:49+0100gulfnews (en)

Washington: Tsunami warnings were issued on Saturday for the entire US West Coast after a massive volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in Tonga, with tsunami waves triggering low-level flooding in Hawaii. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said “a tsunami is currently being observed” in....

Tsunami hits Tonga after giant volcano eruption

2022-01-15T16:47+0100myjoyonline (en)

Tsunami waves caused by a giant underwater volcanic eruption have hit the Pacific country of Tonga. Social media footage showed water washing through a church and several homes, and witnesses said ash was falling over the capital, Nuku’alofa. A tsunami warning sent residents scrambling to higher ground.

Tsunami advisory issued for Oregon, Washington coasts after underwater volcano erupts

2022-01-15T16:47+0100kptv (en)

The National Weather Service has issued a tsunami advisory for the Oregon and Washington coasts Saturday morning after an underwater volcano erupted Friday night near the Tonga Islands. The National Weather Service has issued a tsunami advisory for the Oregon and Washington coasts Saturday morning....

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

2022-01-15T16:46+0100siouxcityjournal (en)

Jese Tuisinu, a television reporter at Fiji One, posted a video on Twitter showing large waves washing ashore, with people trying to escape the incoming water in their vehicles. "It is literally dark in parts of Tonga and people are rushing to safety following the eruption," he said in another tweet.

Video shows eruption that caused tsunami waves

2022-01-15T16:46+0100missoulian (en)

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. A tsunami warning has been issued for the islands of Tonga.

Tsunami Advisory Issued for Coastal North Bay Including San Francisco

2022-01-15T16:45+0100nbcbayarea (en)

A tsunami advisory has been issued for parts of the Coastal North Bay including San Francisco, the National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office confirmed. The advisory was issued following a volcanic eruption in the Tonga Islands. Strong, dangerous currents are expected to hit San Francisco beaches, harbor and marina docks, officials said.

World News | Volcano Erupts in Pacific, West Coast Under Tsunami Advisory

2022-01-15T16:43+0100latestly (en)

Wellington, Jan 15 (AP) An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii, Alaska and the US Pacific coast.

Tsunami hits Tonga after underwater volcano erupts

2022-01-15T16:40+0100printveela (en)

The National Tsunami Warning Center in the United States issued a tsunami warning for the West Coast on Saturday morning PT, including the coasts of Washington and Oregon. The National Weather Service in Portland is already reporting waves one to three feet high. on twitter in Newport, Oregon, Long Beach, Washington, and Seaside, Oregon.

Orange County beaches closed, West Coast under tsunami advisory after volcano erupts in Pacific

2022-01-15T16:39+0100dailynews (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific coast. Arrival time for any tsunami waves to Orange County is 7:50 a.

Tsunami alert for US West Coast, Hawaii after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T16:39+0100livemint (en)

“We are relieved that there is no reported damage and only minor flooding throughout the islands," the centre said, describing the situation in Hawaii. On Tonga, video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas, swirling around homes and buildings.

Tsunami waves crash across shore as undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T16:36+0100theargus (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast.

Tsunami warning for US West Coast after volcano eruption

2022-01-15T16:36+0100timesnownews (en)

Tsunami warnings were issued Saturday for the entire US West Coast after a massive volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in Tonga, with tsunami waves triggering low-level flooding in Hawaii. The US National Weather Service issued tsunami advisories from California to Alaska, predicting waves of....

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T16:35+0100thefinancialexpress (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific Island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and the capital of American Samoa, reports Reuters citing a US-based tsunami monitor.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders rush to escape tsunami

2022-01-15T16:35+0100news4jax (en)

WELLINGTON – An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Tsunami Advisory Issued For California Coast After Volcano Erupts

2022-01-15T16:31+0100patch (en)

ACROSS CALIFORNIA — A tsunami advisory has been issued for the California coastal area Saturday following a volcanic eruption in the Tonga Islands. According to the National Weather Service Bay Area, unusual wave action along parts of the California coast was expected to start at approximately 6:15 a.

Tsunami Advisory Issued For WA Coastal Areas After Tonga Eruption

2022-01-15T16:31+0100patch (en)

WASHINGTON — Washington's coastal areas were included in a tsunami advisory issued early Saturday after a massive underwater volcanic eruption in the South Pacific, near the islands of Tonga. An undersea volcano erupted just before 8:30 p.m. on Friday, and satellite images shared by the National....

'Astonishing' volcanic eruption seen from space triggers US tsunami warning (videos)

2022-01-15T16:30+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

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.

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T16:27+0100torontosun (en)

A white plume rises over Tonga when the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai erupted, in this still image obtained from an animated GIF from the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) and NOAA, January 15, 2021. Photo by CIRA/NOAA Handout via REUTERS Article content.

Tsunami hits Tonga after underwater volcano explodes

2022-01-15T16:26+0100upi (en)

A NOAA satellite image from the Regional and Mesoscale Meteorology Branch of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/NESDIS shows an explosive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano in Tonga on Saturday. Photo by RAMMB/NOAA/NESDIS/EPA-EFE/Handout. Jan.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T16:22+0100nbc12 (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Tsunami waves crash across shore as undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T16:22+0100dailyecho (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T16:21+0100eagletribune (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Tsunami waves crash across shore as undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T16:21+0100independent-ie (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast.

Tsunami advisory issued for U.S. West Coast after undersea volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T16:20+0100nbcnews (en)

A tsunami advisory has been issued for Hawaii and parts of the U.S. Pacific coast after an on Saturday. California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska and the Canadian province of British Columbia could all be affected, the National Tsunami Warning Center said in a bulletin.

Tsunami Advisory Issued for West Coast From California to Alaska

2022-01-15T16:19+0100newsweek (en)

A tsunami advisory has been issued for North America's western coast and Hawaii after an undersea volcanic eruption in the Pacific Ocean. (NWS) issued the warning for the coastal areas of California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii, British Columbia and Alaska.

West Coast under tsunami advisory after volcano erupts in Pacific

2022-01-15T16:19+0100dailybreeze (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific coast. Arrival time for any tsunami waves to Orange County is 7:50 a.

Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T16:18+0100extra-cw (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption — heard in neighbouring countries — triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. “A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nuku’alofa,” Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

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

2022-01-15T16:17+0100wcfcourier (en)

Jese Tuisinu, a television reporter at Fiji One, posted a video on Twitter showing large waves washing ashore, with people trying to escape the incoming water in their vehicles. "It is literally dark in parts of Tonga and people are rushing to safety following the eruption," he said in another tweet.

Tsunami waves crash across shore as undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T16:17+0100pressandjournal (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast.

Urgent tsunami warning issued for Washington, Oregon and Alaska coasts after underwater volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T16:16+0100thesun (en)

AN urgent tsunami warning covering Washington, Oregon and Alaska has been issued after an underwater volcano erupted near Tonga. Warnings have also been issued for the island nation, New Zealand’s North island and Canada’s British Columbia. The tsunami warning covers Washington, Oregon and Alaska....

Dramatic footage of tsunami hitting the Pacific island of Tonga after a giant underwater volcano erupted

2022-01-15T16:15+0100businessinsider-za (en)

An underwater volcanic eruption has led to tsunami warnings being issued to the people of Tonga. Tonga's capital, Nuku?alofa, lies 40 miles north of the volcano. Residents are being encouraged to move to higher ground. For more stories, The Pacific nation of Tonga has issued a tsunami warning after a massive undersea volcanic eruption.

Tsunami waves crash across shore as undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T16:14+0100yourlocalguardian (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast.

Tsunami waves crash across shore as undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T16:13+0100impartialreporter (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast.

Tsunami waves crash across shore as undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T16:13+0100eveningtelegraph (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast.

Tsunami waves crash across shore as undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T16:12+0100chesterfirst (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast.

Tsunami waves crash across shore as undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T16:10+0100thecourier (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast.

Volcano erupts near Tonga, islanders rush to escape waves

2022-01-15T16:10+0100thehindu (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

In Tonga, residents flee tsunami after volcano erupts

2022-01-15T16:10+0100archyde (en)

By SudOuest.fr with AFP Published on 01/15/2022 at 12:21 p.m. Updated on 01/15/2022 at 3:45 p.m. A 1.20 m tsunami was observed in Nuku’alofa, the country’s capital. Alerts have also been issued for Fiji, Samoa, and New Zealand. Residents of the Tonga islands were fleeing to the heights on Saturday....

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory 0 1/15/2022 6:55:19 AM

2022-01-15T16:09+0100tricitynews (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

National Tsunami advisory issued for West Coast The Associated Press & Scripps National 8:06 AM, Jan 15, 2022

2022-01-15T16:08+0100kxxv (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A tsunami advisory has been issued for the entire west coast of the U.S. after an undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga. The National Weather Service issued the advisory just before 5 a.m. PT Saturday.

Tonga Tsunami Alert: Chilling Videos Capture Waves Crashing into Homes after Giant Volcano Erupts in Pacific Ocean [WATCH[

2022-01-15T16:08+0100ibtimes-sg (en)

A tsunami alert has been issued for Australia after an undersea volcano in the Pacific Ocean erupted on Saturday that created havoc, with videos showing massive waves washing ashore in coastal area. Social media footage showed water washing through a church and several homes, and witnesses said ash was falling over the capital, Nuku'alofa.

Tsunami waves crash across shore as undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T16:08+0100breakingnews-ie (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast.

West Coast under tsunami advisory after volcano erupts in Pacific

2022-01-15T16:08+0100dailynews (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific coast. Arrival time for any tsunami waves to Orange County is 7:50 a.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T16:06+0100news-gazette (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. By NICK PERRY - Associated Press; Jan 15, 2022; 40 min ago; ....

Underwater Tonga volcano triggers alerts

2022-01-15T16:06+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Tsunami alerts have been issued across large parts of the South Pacific after an underwater volcano near Tonga erupted and sent large waves crashing ashore on the island kingdom. The giant eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano on Saturday triggered a tsunami in Tonga.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders rush to escape waves

2022-01-15T16:03+0100saudigazette (en)

WELLINGTON — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground, the Associated Press (AP) reported. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage....

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory 0

2022-01-15T16:03+0100kitchenertoday (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Tsunami advisory for parts of NZ’s North Island, waves crash into Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T16:01+0100digitpatrox (en)

Components of New Zealand are underneath tsunami advisory after a violent eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai underwater volcano in Tonga this afternoon. There advisory is in place for the north and east coast of the North Island and the Chatham Islands.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T15:59+0100princegeorgecitizen (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T15:57+0100ChinaPost (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Tsunami waves crash across shore as undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T15:56+0100belfasttelegraph (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast.

National Tsunami advisory issued for West Coast The Associated Press & Scripps National 9:06 AM, Jan 15, 2022

2022-01-15T15:54+0100abcactionnews (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A tsunami advisory has been issued for the entire west coast of the U.S. after an undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga. The National Weather Service issued the advisory just before 5 a.m. PT Saturday.

Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai eruption: Surging waves hit island nation; Fiji, Samoa tsunami alerts 7 hours ago

2022-01-15T15:54+0100newstalkzb (en)

A tsunami alert has been issued for Fiji and American Samoa and Samoa. Residents of low-lying areas were urged to move to higher ground. New Zealand's National Emergency Management Agency sent a National Advisory alert to notify of tsunami activity. "We expect New Zealand coastal areas on the north....

A tsunami advisory has been issued for the US West Coast and Alaska

2022-01-15T15:53+0100flipboard (en)

Satellite images show an undersea volcano erupting near the South Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday. The country’s meteorological service said a tsunami warning was in effect. Photo: RAMMB/NOAA/NESDIS/Shutterstock. A tsunami advisory is in effect for the West Coast of the United States after a volcano erupted in the Pacific.

Tonga Volcano Eruption: A tsunami struck after an underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga, how much was the damage?

2022-01-15T15:50+0100morningexpress (en)

Wellington A volcanic eruption has occurred in the sea near Tonga, a country located near New Zealand. After which a tsunami warning was issued in view of the huge waves moving towards the coast. People have been sent to nearby high places to save them. There is no report of loss of life or property due to these waves so far.

US, Canada: Officials issue tsunami advisory for Hawaii and mainland west coast following a volcanic eruption in Tonga, Jan. 15 /update 1

2022-01-15T15:48+0100garda-com (en)

Event. The National Weather Service's (NWS) US Tsunami Warning System has updated its tsunami advisory Jan. 15. In addition to Hawaii, multiple areas along the US west coast are now covered as of 04:53 PST Jan. 15. The advisory is in response to a volcanic eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai in Tonga, Jan.

Terrified Tongans flee tsunami after spectacular underwater volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T15:47+0100dailymaverick (en)

Mere Taufa said she was in her house getting ready for dinner when the volcano erupted. “It was massive, the ground shook, our house was shaking. It came in waves. My younger brother thought bombs were exploding nearby,” she told the Stuff new s website.

Undersea Volcano Erupts In Pacific, Islanders Rush To Escape Tsunami

2022-01-15T15:47+0100dailymaverick (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as....

Underwater Tonga volcano triggers alerts

2022-01-15T15:45+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

Tsunami alerts have been issued across large parts of the South Pacific after an underwater volcano near Tonga erupted and sent large waves crashing ashore on the island kingdom. The giant eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano on Saturday triggered a tsunami in Tonga.

Tsunami advisory issued for Hawaii, west coast of US after Tonga eruption

2022-01-15T15:43+0100actionnewsjax (en)

Tsunami advisory: In a satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, an undersea volcano eruption takes place near the Pacific nation of Tonga. (Japan Meteorology Agency via AP) January 15, 2022 at 8:58 am EST By Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Tsunami....

Tsunami advisory issued for Hawaii and entire West Coast

2022-01-15T15:43+0100dailymail (en)

's Aleutian Islands. The tsunami is projected to hit Monterey, California at 7.35am PST, where officials say it is not expected to cause widespread inundation, but rather coastal hazards. In Tonga, the eruption sent large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.

Tsunami advisory issued for US West Coast, Alaska

2022-01-15T15:43+0100ABCnews (en)

The National Tsunami Warning Center has issued a tsunami advisory is in effect for the entire West Coast and Alaska in the wake of an undersea volcanic eruption near Tonga. Nearly all coastal areas in California, Oregon, Washington, Southeast Alaska, South Alaska, the Alaskan Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands are under a tsunami advisory.

Tsunami waves crash ashore in Tonga after big eruption

2022-01-15T15:41+0100manilastandard-ph (en)

NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga — Large waves crashed ashore in Tonga Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption that was heard in neighbouring countries triggered the area’s second tsunami in as many days. “A 1.2 meter tsunami wave has been observed at Nukualofa,” Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

Volcano in Tonga erupts; inhabitants flee when registering tsunami

2022-01-15T15:38+0100california18 (en)

Mexico City.- Inhabitants of the Tonga islands fled to the heights on Saturday before the tsunami caused by a new eruption – heard hundreds of kilometers – from the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano. “A tsunami of 1.20 meters was observed in Nuku’alofa”, the capital of the small archipelago in the....

National News Tsunami advisory issued for West Coast The Associated Press & Scripps National 6:06 AM, Jan 15, 2022

2022-01-15T15:37+0100ksby (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A tsunami advisory has been issued for the entire west coast of the U.S. after an undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga. The National Weather Service issued the advisory just before 5 a.m. PT Saturday.

A Tsunami Hits Tonga's Capital After an Underwater Volcano Eruption

2022-01-15T15:34+0100nytimes (en)

A four-foot tsunami wave was reported to have hit Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa, on Saturday, sending people rushing to higher ground. Witnesses said ash had fallen from the sky, after an underwater volcano erupted earlier near the remote Pacific nation.

Undersea volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders of Tonga rush to escape tsunami

2022-01-15T15:34+0100CBC (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

National Tsunami advisory issued for West Coast The Associated Press & Scripps National 9:06 AM, Jan 15, 2022

2022-01-15T15:33+0100wkbw (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A tsunami advisory has been issued for the entire west coast of the U.S. after an undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga. The National Weather Service issued the advisory just before 5 a.m. PT Saturday.

Tsunami recommendation in progress on the west coast of the United States

2022-01-15T15:32+0100floridanewstimes (en)

(CBS) Tsunami recommendations have been issued on the west coast of the United States. “A tsunami has been confirmed and some impacts are expected,” said the National Weather Service’s National Tsunami Warning Center early Saturday. Tsunami recommendations are valid in the following cases: The....

Volcano erupts in Pacific; West Coast under tsunami advisory An undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific coast.

2022-01-15T15:31+0100minnesota-publicradio (en)

Updated: 8:15 a.m. An undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific coast. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the....

Volcano erupts in Pacific, putting islanders on tsunami alert

2022-01-15T15:30+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Underwater Tonga volcano triggers alerts

2022-01-15T15:27+0100yahoo-au (en)

Tsunami alerts have been issued across large parts of the South Pacific after an underwater volcano near Tonga erupted and sent large waves crashing ashore on the island kingdom. The giant eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano on Saturday triggered a tsunami in Tonga.

Tsunami advisory issued for Hawaii, west coast of US after Tonga eruption

2022-01-15T15:22+0100kiro7 (en)

Tsunami advisory: In a satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, an undersea volcano eruption takes place near the Pacific nation of Tonga. (Japan Meteorology Agency via AP) January 15, 2022 at 5:58 am PST By Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Tsunami....

Volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders rush to escape tsunami

2022-01-15T15:21+0100wsvn (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as....

Volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T15:20+0100ctvnews (en)

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND -- An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-15T15:16+0100startribune (en)

There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported waves slamming ashore from half a meter (a foot) in Nawiliwili, Kauai, to 80 centimeters (2.

Underwater Tonga volcano triggers alerts

2022-01-15T15:16+0100illawarramercury (en)

Tsunami alerts have been issued across large parts of the South Pacific after an underwater volcano near Tonga erupted and sent large waves crashing ashore on the island kingdom. The giant eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano on Saturday triggered a tsunami in Tonga.

Tsunami advisory issued for Hawaii, west coast of US after Tonga eruption

2022-01-15T15:14+0100fox13memphis (en)

Tsunami advisory: In a satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, an undersea volcano eruption takes place near the Pacific nation of Tonga. (Japan Meteorology Agency via AP) January 15, 2022 at 7:58 am CST By Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Tsunami....

Underwater Tonga volcano triggers alerts

2022-01-15T15:14+0100bordermail (en)

Tsunami alerts have been issued across large parts of the South Pacific after an underwater volcano near Tonga erupted and sent large waves crashing ashore on the island kingdom. The giant eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano on Saturday triggered a tsunami in Tonga.

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T15:12+0100malaymail (en)

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa, Jan 15 — An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted today triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga’s capital and the capital of American Samoa, a US -based tsunami monitor said.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders rush to escape tsunami

2022-01-15T15:11+0100dtnext (en)

Wellington There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic. Video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas, swirling around homes and buildings.

Tsunami advisory issued for Hawaii, west coast of US after Tonga eruption

2022-01-15T15:11+0100wftv (en)

Tsunami advisory: In a satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, an undersea volcano eruption takes place near the Pacific nation of Tonga. (Japan Meteorology Agency via AP) January 15, 2022 at 8:58 am EST By Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Tsunami....

Volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders rush to escape tsunami

2022-01-15T15:11+0100clickondetroit (en)

WELLINGTON – An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific coast.

New Zealand issues tsunami warning following Tonga volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T15:04+0100business-standard (en)

New Zealands National Emergency Management Agency on Saturday issued a tsunami warning following a volcanic eruption in Tonga's Hunga Ha'apai island. New Zealand's coastal areas on the north and east coast of the North Island and the Chatham Islands are expected to experience "strong and unusual....

Tongans flee tsunami as volcanic eruption triggers warnings across South Pacific

2022-01-15T14:57+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

"A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nuku'alofa," Australia's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted. The latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano came just a few hours after a separate Friday tsunami warning was lifted due to the eruption. Mere Taufa said she was in her house getting ready for dinner when the volcano erupted.

Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T14:54+0100radio-pk (en)

The Pacific nation of Tonga has issued a tsunami warning after an undersea volcano erupted on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, putting islanders on tsunami alert January 15 Updated

2022-01-15T14:54+0100theglobeandmail (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Undersea Volcano Near Tonga Erupts With Giant Plume, Tsunami And Sonic Boom

2022-01-15T14:53+0100forbes (en)

This satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows a volcanic plume produced by Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. ASSOCIATED PRESS. A volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on....

Tonga residents flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T14:49+0100channelnewsasia (en)

This satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan 15, 2022. (Japan Meteorology Agency via AP) This satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and....

US: Officials issue tsunami advisory for Hawaii following volcanic eruption in Tonga, Jan. 15

2022-01-15T14:47+0100garda-com (en)

Event. The National Weather Service's (NWS) US Tsunami Warning System maintains a tsunami advisory for Hawaii, as of 01:51 HST Jan. 15. The advisory is in response to a volcanic eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai in Tonga, Jan. 15. Officials have warned that tsunami waves can be a hazard to....

Volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders rush to escape tsunami

2022-01-15T14:43+0100stripes (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders rush to escape tsunami

2022-01-15T14:41+0100wsoctv (en)

Tonga Volcano Eruption In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga....

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T14:40+0100themalaymailonline (en)

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa, Jan 15 — An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted today triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga’s capital and the capital of American Samoa, a US -based tsunami monitor said.

Undersea Volcano Erupts In Pacific, Islanders Rush To Escape Tsunami

2022-01-15T14:36+0100huffingtonpost-us-en (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as....

Tsunami advisory in effect for U.S. West Coast "A tsunami has been confirmed and some impacts are expected," the National Weather Service said early Saturday. 0M ago

2022-01-15T14:35+0100CBSnews (en)

A tsunami advisory is in effect for the West Coast of the United States. "A tsunami has been confirmed and some impacts are expected," the early Saturday. A tsunami advisory is in effect for: The California coast from the California-Mexico border to the Oregon-California border, including San Francisco Bay.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders rush to escape tsunami An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.

2022-01-15T14:30+0100minnesota-publicradio (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption A tsunami has flooded Tonga's capital after a large eruption from an undersea volcano. Other Pacific islands have issued advisories and have cautioned residents to seek higher ground.

2022-01-15T14:29+0100deutschewelle-en (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Volcano eruption in Pacific near Tonga sends islanders away from water

2022-01-15T14:26+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Volcano eruption in Pacific near Tonga sends islanders away from water

2022-01-15T14:24+0100usaToday (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Dramatic footage of tsunami hitting the Pacific island of Tonga after a giant underwater volcano erupted

2022-01-15T14:23+0100news-yahoo (en)

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.

Underwater Volcano Erupts Near Tonga

2022-01-15T14:23+0100flipboard (en)

Satellite images show an undersea volcano erupting near the South Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday. The country’s meteorological service said a tsunami warning was in effect. Photo: RAMMB/NOAA/NESDIS/Shutterstock The Pacific nation of Tonga has issued a tsunami warning after a massive undersea volcanic eruption.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders rush to escape tsunami

2022-01-15T14:21+0100thehimalayantimes (en)

This satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, January 15, 2022. Photo: AP. WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND, JANUARY 15. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near....

Volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders rush to escape tsunami

2022-01-15T14:20+0100ctvnews (en)

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND -- An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T14:20+0100terradaily (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption -- heard in neighbouring countries -- triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. "A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nuku'alofa," Australia's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders rush to escape waves

2022-01-15T14:13+0100bostonglobe (en)

Residents of American Samoa were alerted of the tsunami warning by local broadcasters as well as church bells that rang territory-wide. An outdoor siren warning system was out of service. Those living along the shoreline quickly moved to higher ground.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders rush to escape tsunami

2022-01-15T14:11+0100wftv (en)

Tonga Volcano Eruption In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga....

Underwater volcano eruption triggers tsunami warning in South Pacific 3 hours ago

2022-01-15T14:07+0100parstoday-en (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and the capital of American Samoa, a US-based tsunami monitor said.

Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T14:06+0100themalaysianinsight (en)

A handout satellite image made available by the Regional and Mesoscale Meteorology Branch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows an explosive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano, located in the South Pacific Kingdom of Tonga, today. The eruption was heard as ‘loud thunder sounds’ in Fiji more than 800km away.

Underground volcano eruption causes 'tsunami activity' on Tonga

2022-01-15T14:01+0100thehill (en)

“Tsunami activity” was detected after an underground volcano eruption near the South Pacific country of Tonga, New Zealand’s National Emergency Management Agency tweeted on Saturday. “We have issued a NATIONAL ADVISORY: TSUNAMI ACTIVITY following the Tongan eruption.

Tonga - Volcano eruption and tsunami (Tonga Meteorological Services, DG ECHO/JRC, Media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 15 January 2022)

2022-01-15T13:51+0100reliefWeb (en)

In the afternoon of 15 January at 16:20h local time the underwater volcano Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai located in the north of Tonga has started major eruptions sending ash, steam and gas up to 20 kilometres into the air. The eruptions triggered a tsunami measuring up to 1.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders rush to escape waves

2022-01-15T13:49+0100ctvnews (en)

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND -- An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tsunami warning issued for Tonga following volcanic eruption – CNN

2022-01-15T13:47+0100todayheadline (en)

Waves crossed the shoreline of Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa, on Saturday, flowing onto coastal roads and flooding properties, according to CNN affiliate Radio New Zealand (RNZ). A tsunami warning has been issued for the islands of Tonga. Tsunami advisories have also been issued as far away as New Zealand’s North Island.

Tsunami warning: Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T13:46+0100TheScotsman (en)

In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending....

Tsunami observed in American Samoa

2022-01-15T13:43+01004-traders (en)

Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and the capital of American Samoa, a U.S.-based tsunami monitor said. The eruption at 0410 GMT of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai underwater volcano, located about 65 km (40 miles) north of Nuku'alofa, caused a 1.2 meter tsunami, Australia's Bureau of Meteorology said.

Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T13:38+0100khaleejtimes (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption — heard in neighbouring countries — triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. “A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nuku’alofa,” Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

South Pacific – “We knew straight away it was a tsunami”

2022-01-15T13:37+0100archyde (en)

The population fled on Saturday towards the heights in the face of the tsunami caused in the Tonga islands by a new massive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano. “A 1.20 m tsunami was observed in Nuku’alofa”, the country’s capital, announced the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. The previous one had not exceeded 30 cm.

A tsunami hits the coast of the island of Tonga after the eruption of an underwater volcano

2022-01-15T13:37+0100archyde (en)

Sydney, Australia – A tsunami hit the coast of the island of Tonga , in the Pacific Ocean, with no reports of possible victims so far and after registering a violent volcanic eruption, local media reported. The large waves hit houses and buildings located on the beachfront and quickly flooded the surrounding area.

Tsunami warning issued for parts of Australia

2022-01-15T13:35+0100heraldsun (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga has erupted, triggering a tsunami warning for parts of Australia’s east coast, including Queensland, New South Wales, Tasmania and Victoria. The Bureau of Meteorology has also issued a warning for Macquarie Island, Norfolk Island and Lord Howe Island.

Tsunami observed in American Samoa

2022-01-15T13:34+0100yahoo-sg (en)

Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and the capital of American Samoa, a U.S.-based tsunami monitor said. The eruption at 0410 GMT of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai underwater volcano, located about 65 km (40 miles) north of Nuku'alofa, caused a 1.2 meter tsunami, Australia's Bureau of Meteorology said.

Volcano erupts near Tonga, islanders rush to escape waves

2022-01-15T13:34+0100TheFrontierPost-en (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP): An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tsunami waves crash through homes in Tonga after underwater volcano eruption

2022-01-15T13:30+0100Stuff (en)

A tsunami has hit Tonga, after a massive eruption from an underwater volcano near the Pacific Island nation on Saturday. Waves surged through coastal Tongan areas, crashing into people’s homes after Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai erupted around 5.30pm on Saturday, NZ time.

Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted. Video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas.

2022-01-15T13:29+0100ground-news (en)

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves of 2.7 feet (83 cm) were observed by gauges at the Tongan capital of Nuku’alofa.

A volcano erupts near Tonga and islanders are rushing to escape the waves

2022-01-15T13:28+0100jioforme (en)

On Saturday, a submarine volcano erupted spectacularly near the Pacific country of Tonga, large waves collided across the coast, and people rushed to high ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or extent of damage due to remaining communication problems with the small countries.

Tonga hit by tsunami and Australia and New Zealand issue alerts after huge volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T13:23+0100independent-UK (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted in the Pacific island nation of Tonga , sending large waves which prompted tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. A video posted to social media showed waves washing ashore on the island nation, swirling around homes and buildings.

Dramatic footage of tsunami hitting the Pacific island of Tonga after a giant underwater volcano erupted

2022-01-15T13:19+0100businessinsider-it (en)

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.

'Thought Bombs Were Exploding': Tongans Flee Tsunami After Powerful Volcanic Eruption

2022-01-15T13:18+0100news18 (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to the higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption — heard in neighbouring countries — triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. “A 1.2-metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nuku’alofa," Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T13:18+0100thejournal (en)

FRIGTENED TONGANS HAVE fled to higher ground after a massive volcanic eruption – heard in neighbouring countries – triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. “A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nuku’alofa,” Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

Tsunami warning issued for parts of Australia

2022-01-15T13:16+0100news_com_au (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga has erupted, triggering a tsunami warning for parts of Australia’s east coast, including Queensland, New South Wales, Tasmania and Victoria. The Bureau of Meteorology has also issued a warning for Macquarie Island, Norfolk Island and Lord Howe Island.

Tonga tsunami: Residents flee to higher ground as water fills homes following underwater volcano eruption

2022-01-15T13:14+0100inews-co-uk (en)

Social media footage shows waves crashing through the homes and streets near the coast of the Pacific nation of Tonga Satellite footage shows the undersea volcano eruption near the Pacific nation of Tonga (Photo: Japan Meteorology Agency via AP) Tsunami waves have hit the Pacific nation of Tonga after an undersea volcano erupted on Saturday.

Strong quake shakes Indonesia’s capital; no tsunami alert

2022-01-15T13:10+0100egyptindependent (en)

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook parts of Indonesia’s main island of Java on Friday, damaging buildings and houses and sending people into the streets, but no casualties were reported. Officials said there was no danger of a tsunami. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.

Volcano erupts near Tonga, islanders rush to escape waves

2022-01-15T13:10+0100newindianexpress (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T13:09+0100thecourier (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tsunami waves batter Tonga after underwater volcano eruption

2022-01-15T13:06+0100thesundaytimes (en)

The Pacific island nation of Tonga was pounded by rolling tsunami waves and downpours of thick water-clogged ash earlier today following a huge underwater volcanic eruption. The afternoon skies turned dark within minutes after plumes of gas, smoke and ash ripped through the ocean surface and....

Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T13:05+0100theargus (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tsunami advisory for parts of NZ's North Island, waves crash into Tonga

2022-01-15T13:04+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Parts of New Zealand are under tsunami advisory after a violent eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai underwater volcano in Tonga this afternoon. There advisory is in place for the north and east coast of the North Island and the Chatham Islands. National Emergency Management Agency said people....

The violent eruption of an underwater volcano caused a tsunami off the coast of Tonga

2022-01-15T13:04+0100california18 (en)

The violent eruption of an underwater volcano near Tonga, in the South Pacific, caused a tsunami that has hit the coast of this island nation and that has also set off alarms in other countries in the region. “Waves of about 1.2 meters have been recorded in Nuku’alofa” , capital of Tonga, with....

Wallis and Futuna: tsunami warning triggered after an eruption in Tonga

2022-01-15T13:04+0100california18 (en)

Following the underwater eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano in the Tonga Islands as well as abnormal sea level movements, a tsunami warning is issued in Wallis and Futuna at the start of Saturday evening. . Fatima Maniulua Published on January 15, 2022 at 10:18 p.m., updated on January 15, 2022 at 10:55 p.

Videos: Huge volcanic eruption triggers Tsunami in Tonga, alarm sounded across South Pacific

2022-01-15T13:02+0100moneycontrol (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption -- heard in neighbouring countries -- triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. "A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nuku'alofa," Australia's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

Tsunami waves batter Tonga after underwater volcano eruption

2022-01-15T13:01+0100thetimes (en)

The Pacific island nation of Tonga was pounded by rolling tsunami waves and downpours of thick water-clogged ash earlier today following a huge underwater volcanic eruption. The afternoon skies turned dark within minutes after plumes of gas, smoke and ash ripped through the ocean surface and....

Tsunami hits Tonga after huge volcano erupts

2022-01-15T12:58+0100irishtimes (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Watch out for Sunda Strait's megathrust segment: BMKG

2022-01-15T12:58+0100antaranews-en (en)

The earthquake in Ujung Kulon, Banten, yesterday, was actually not a real threat because the megathrust segment of the Sunda Strait is capable of triggering an earthquake, with a targeted magnitude of 8.7, and this can occur at any time. This is the Jakarta (ANTARA) - Sunda Strait's megathrust....

Tsunami warnings issued for parts of east coast, Norfolk, Lord Howe and Macquarie Islands

2022-01-15T12:53+0100publicnow (en)

15/01/2022. ISSUED: 15 January 2022 at 9:45pm. The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a tsunami warning for parts of the east coast including Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania - as well as Lord Howe, Norfolk and Macquarie islands. The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano (near Tonga) erupted at 3:10 PM AEDT on Saturday 15 January 2022.

Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.

2022-01-15T12:53+0100irishexaminer (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Vanuatu: Officials issue tsunami advisory following volcanic eruption in Tonga, Jan. 15

2022-01-15T12:49+0100garda-com (en)

Event. The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department issued a nationwide tsunami advisory late Jan. 15, in response to a volcanic eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai in Tonga. Officials have advised people to move away from coastal areas to higher ground.

Tsunami advisory for parts of NZ's North Island, waves crash into Tonga

2022-01-15T12:49+0100radionz (en)

Parts of New Zealand are under tsunami advisory after a violent eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai underwater volcano in Tonga this afternoon. There advisory is in place for the north and east coast of the North Island and the Chatham Islands. National Emergency Management Agency said people....

Tsunami warning issued for parts of Australia

2022-01-15T12:49+0100couriermail (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga has erupted, triggering a tsunami warning for parts of Australia’s east coast, including Queensland, New South Wales, Tasmania and Victoria. The Bureau of Meteorology has also issued a warning for Macquarie Island, Norfolk Island and Lord Howe Island.

Tongans flee tsunami following huge volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T12:48+0100RTERadio (en)

A satellite image shows the explosive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano. Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground today after a massive volcanic eruption - heard in neighbouring countries - triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. "A 1.

Tsunami warning issued again in Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T12:47+0100mb-com-ph (en)

Tonga issued on Saturday afternoon another nationwide tsunami warning after a violent eruption of a volcano in Tonga’s Hunga Ha’apai island, about 65km north of capital city Nuku’alofa. The tsunami warning was issued by the Tonga Meteorological Services, according to Radio New Zealand.

Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T12:46+0100pressandjournal (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T12:44+0100yourlocalguardian (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders rush to escape waves

2022-01-15T12:44+0100actionnewsjax (en)

Tonga Volcano Eruption In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga....

Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T12:42+0100chesterfirst (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T12:42+0100impartialreporter (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Earthquake slams part of Indonesia

2022-01-15T12:41+0100arkansasonline (en)

JAKARTA, Indonesia — An earthquake shook parts of Indonesia’s main island of Java on Friday, damaging buildings and houses and sending people into the streets, but there were no immediate reports of casualties. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.

Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T12:41+0100eveningtelegraph (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tonga tsunami alert as underwater volcano eruption causes large waves to hit island

2022-01-15T12:40+0100heart (en)

Video posted on social media platforms showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services said a tsunami warning had been put in force for all of Tonga. Authorities in nearby Fiji also issued a warning, telling people to avoid the shoreline due to strong currents and dangerous waves.

Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T12:39+0100oxfordtimes (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders rush to escape waves

2022-01-15T12:38+0100wsoctv (en)

Tonga Volcano Eruption In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga....

Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T12:38+0100dailyecho (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tsunami waves triggered by undersea volcanic eruption hit Tonga, videos go viral

2022-01-15T12:38+0100expressindia (en)

After an underwater volcano erupted in the Pacific Island nation of Tonga, a tsunami threat was issued in many places, including New Zealand and even in parts US. As plumes of smoke blackened out the sky and sent powerful waves surging through villages, netizens started taking to social media to share photos and videos.

Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T12:36+0100eveningtimes (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T12:36+0100capitalfm (en)

Nuku’alofa (Tonga) (AFP), Jan 15 – Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption — heard in neighbouring countries — triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. “A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nuku’alofa,” Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T12:36+0100breakingnews-ie (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T12:34+0100gulf-times (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption -- heard in neighbouring countries -- triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. "A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nuku'alofa," Australia's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

Strong quake shakes Indonesia's capital; no tsunami alert

2022-01-15T12:30+0100jamaicaobserver (en)

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook parts of Indonesia's main island of Java on Friday, damaging buildings and houses and sending people into the streets, but there were no immediate reports of casualties. Officials said there was no danger of a tsunami. The US Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.

World Volcano erupts near Tonga, islanders rush to escape waves WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular ...

2022-01-15T12:29+0100taiwannews (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

55 news sources reported on this L 42% C 37% R 21% Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano eruptsThe Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted. Video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas.

2022-01-15T12:28+0100ground-news (en)

'Frightening' moment underwater volcano erupts in Pacific creating tsunami. The underwater Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupted in the early hours of Saturday, causing huge waves to crash into homes as terrified residents headed for higher ground.

TONGA TSUNAMI - Tsunami hits Tonga after giant underwater eruption

2022-01-15T12:27+0100efe (en)

A handout image captured by NOAA's GOES-17 satellite and made available by the Regional and Mesoscale Meteorology Branch (RAMMB) of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)/NESDIS shows an explosive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano, located in the South Pacific Kingdom of Tonga, 15 January 2022.

Tongans flee tsunami as volcanic eruption triggers warnings across South Pacific

2022-01-15T12:27+0100france24-en (en)

"A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nuku'alofa," Australia's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted. The latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano came just a few hours after a separate Friday tsunami warning was lifted due to the eruption. Mere Taufa said she was in her house getting ready for dinner when the volcano erupted.

Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T12:26+0100yorkpress (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tsunami waves crash ashore in Tonga after powerful eruption

2022-01-15T12:25+0100urdupoint (en)

Nuku'alofa, Tonga, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th Jan, 2022 ) :Large waves crashed ashore in Tonga Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption that was heard in neighbouring countries triggered the area's second in as many days. "A 1.2 metre wave has been observed at 's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T12:24+0100independent-ie (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. T here were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tsunami advisory issued for Hawaii following undersea volcano eruption near Tonga

2022-01-15T12:21+0100HonululuAdvertiser (en)

Update, 1 a.m. A tsunami advisory has been issued for Hawaii following a volcanic eruption in Tonga. The National Weather Service said no major tsunami is expected. However, sea level changes and strong currents are possible along all of the state’s coasts. The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency said effects could be felt as soon as 1:05 a.

AFP - Tonga-volcano-tsunami 2ndlead

2022-01-15T12:20+0100nampa (en)

Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption =(Graphic)= ATTENTION - ADDS Australia tsunami warning /// Nuku'alofa, Tonga, Jan 15, 2022 (AFP) - Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption -- heard in neighbouring countries -- triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific.

Undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-15T12:18+0100japantoday (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T12:15+0100economictimes (en)

Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and the capital of American Samoa, a U.S.-based tsunami monitor said. The eruption at 0410 GMT of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai underwater volcano, located about 65 km (40 miles) north of Nuku'alofa, caused a 1.2 metre tsunami, Australia's Bureau of Meteorology said.

Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T12:14+0100enca (en)

TONGA - Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption -- heard in neighbouring countries -- triggered the area's second tsunami in as many days. "A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nukualofa," Australia's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

BMKG records 33 aftershocks following 6.6-magnitude Banten quake

2022-01-15T12:13+0100antaranews-en (en)

Residents look at damaged houses due to 6.6 M earthquake in East Kaduagung Village, Lebak District, Banten Province, on January 14, 2022. (ANTARA PHOTO/Muhammad Bagus Khoirunas/rwa/uyu) Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) recorded that as of Saturday at 12 p.

Video: Huge Plumes Of Smoke After Massive Volcanic Eruption In Tonga

2022-01-15T12:13+0100ndtvnews (en)

Nuku'alofa, Tonga: Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption -- heard in neighbouring countries -- triggered the area's second tsunami in as many days. "A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nukualofa," Australia's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T12:12+0100digitaljournal (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption — heard in neighbouring countries — triggered the area’s second tsunami in as many days. “A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nukualofa,” Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

Volcano erupts near Tonga, islanders rush to escape waves

2022-01-15T12:10+0100ChinaPost (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T12:09+0100aljazeera-en (en)

The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning on Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

NZ issues tsunami warning following Tonga volcanic eruption ...

2022-01-15T12:08+0100menafn (en)

Wellington, Jan 15 (IANS) New Zealands National Emergency Management Agency on Saturday issued a tsunami warning following a volcanic eruption in Tonga's Hunga Ha'apai island. New Zealand's coastal areas on the north and east coast of the North Island and the Chatham Islands are expected to....

Tsunami hits Tonga after giant volcano eruption 47 minute ago - 0 - 387 Tsunami waves caused by a giant underwater volcanic eruption have hit the Pacific country of Tonga.

2022-01-15T12:08+0100dailymirror (en)

Tsunami waves caused by a giant underwater volcanic eruption have hit the Pacific country of Tonga. Social media footage showed water washing through a church and several homes, and witnesses said ash was falling over the capital, Nuku'alofa. A tsunami warning sent residents scrambling to higher ground.

Volcano erupts near Tonga, islanders rush to escape waves

2022-01-15T12:08+0100clickondetroit (en)

Japan Meteorology Agency. In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of....

Tonga Volcano Eruption: పసిఫిక్ దీవుల్లో సునామీ హెచ్చరికలు, పేలిన అగ్నిపర్వతం, ఎగిసిపడుతున్న లావా, ప్రాణాలు అరచేతిలో పెట్టుకొని పరుగులు తీస్తున్న ప్రజలు

2022-01-15T12:07+0100latestly (en)

పసిఫిక్ దీవుల్లో (South Pacific) సునామీ (Tsunami) హెచ్చరికలు జారీ చేశారు. టోంగా (Tonga ) దీవీలో అగ్నిపర్వతం పేలడంతో పసిఫిక్ సముద్రంలో అలలు ఎగిసిపడ్డాయి. విస్పోటనంతో బూడిద బయటకు వచ్చింది. వాయువులు 20 కిలోమీటర్ల మేర వ్యాపించాయి. అలల మాదిరిగా అగ్నిపర్వతం (giant volcano) బద్దలు కాగా, నలుపురంగులో అది స్పష్టంగా కనిపించింది.

Tsunami hits Tonga after giant volcano eruption

2022-01-15T12:06+0100thestarkenya (en)

Tsunami waves caused by a giant underwater volcanic eruption have hit the Pacific country of Tonga. Social media footage showed water washing through a church and several homes, and witnesses said ash was falling over the capital, Nuku'alofa. A tsunami warning sent residents scrambling to higher ground.

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T12:05+0100euronews-en (en)

By Jahnavi Nidumolu and Renju Jose. -An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga’s capital and the capital of American Samoa, a U.

Volcano erupts near Tonga, islanders rush to escape waves

2022-01-15T12:01+0100thaipbs (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

50 news sources reported on this L 44% C 38% R 18% Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano eruptsThe Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted. Video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas.

2022-01-15T11:58+0100ground-news (en)

Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts. The explosion of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano was the latest in a series of spectacular eruptions. Tsunami in South Pacific after volcanic eruption in Tonga sparks warnings. The tsunami was observed by sea-level gauges at the....

Tsunami warning in Tonga as volcano erupts at sea

2022-01-15T11:57+0100almayadeen-en (en)

Tonga hit by Tsunami after a volcanic eruption. The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning on Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted. Large waves are washing ashore after another violent volcanic eruption hit the island nation, driving government officials to issue a second tsunami warning in two days.

Volcano erupts near Tonga, islanders rush to escape waves

2022-01-15T11:57+0100thestandard-hk (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tonga: Tsunami alert after 'one of most violent volcano eruptions ever captured'

2022-01-15T11:55+0100itv (en)

Tonga has issued a tsunami warning after a huge eruption from the underwater Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano. Videos on social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas, swirling around homes and buildings. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as....

Tonga hit by tsunami after undersea volcano eruption

2022-01-15T11:53+0100npr (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Volcano erupts near Tonga, islanders rush to escape waves

2022-01-15T11:52+0100independent-UK (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tongans flee tsunami following underwater volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T11:51+0100scmp (en)

An underwater volcano erupts off the coast of Tonga in 2009. Another eruption has caused a 1.2 metre-high tsunami, with smaller waves reaching some homes. There are many underwater volcanoes in the area. File photo: Getty Images. Tongans flee tsunami following underwater volcanic eruption.

Tsunami Observed in American Samoa, Tonga, After Volcano Erupts

2022-01-15T11:51+0100longbeachstar (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and the capital of American Samoa, a U.S.-based tsunami monitor said.

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T11:50+0100businessday (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and the capital of American Samoa, a US-based tsunami monitor said.

Australia: Officials issue tsunami warning for eastern coastal areas following a volcanic eruption in Tonga, Jan. 15

2022-01-15T11:49+0100garda-com (en)

Event. The Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has issued a tsunami warning for Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island, and New South Wales, late Jan. 15, in response to a volcanic eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai in Tonga. Officials have warned of dangerous rips and waves, strong....

Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T11:48+0100channelnewsasia (en)

NUKU'ALOFA: Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground on Saturday (Jan 15) after a massive volcanic eruption - heard in neighbouring countries - triggered the area's second tsunami in as many days. "A 1.2m tsunami wave has been observed at Nukualofa," Australia's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

Horror moment giant volcano eruption is seen from SPACE as tsunami crashes into Tonga sweeping through streets

2022-01-15T11:47+0100thesun (en)

THIS is the horror moment a massive underwater volcano erupted off the coast of Tonga sparking a terrifying tsunami. Waves of 2.7ft swept through the streets of the Pacific nation as locals scrambled to higher ground after the "violent" eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano.

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T11:44+0100newsincyprus (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga’s capital and the capital of American Samoa, a U.S.-based tsunami monitor said.

MIL-Evening Report: New tsunami warning in NZ, Samoa as volcano waves reach Tonga’s capital

2022-01-15T11:44+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

A new tsunami warning is now in force for all of Tonga following this evening’s violent eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai undersea volcano with tidal waves flooding the shoreline of the capital Nuku’alofa. Parts of New Zealand and Samoa are also under tsunami warning, The eruption came....

MIL-Evening Report: Tonga tsunami warning lifted but volcano still monitored

2022-01-15T11:44+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

The tsunami marine warning issued for all of Tonga waters following the violent eruptions of underwater volcano Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai has been lifted. Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai erupted on Friday sending ash, steam and gas 20 kilometres into the air. The volcano had been active from 20 December 2021 but was declared dormant on January 11.

Volcano erupts near Tonga, islanders rush to escape waves 0 1/15/2022 2:29:47 AM

2022-01-15T11:39+0100tricitynews (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T11:36+0100cyprus-mail (en)

The agency said it continued to monitor the situation but no tsunami threat had been issued to the Australian mainland, islands or territories. Tsunami waves of 2.7 feet (83 cm) were observed by gauges at the Tongan capital of Nuku’alofa and waves of 2 ft at Pago Pago, the capital of American Samoa, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T11:36+0100HonululuAdvertiser (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand >> An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Frightened Tongans flee tsunami

2022-01-15T11:34+0100BangkokPost (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground on Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption — heard in neighbouring countries — triggered the area’s second tsunami in as many days. “A 1.2-metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nukualofa,” Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

Volcano erupts near Tonga, islanders rush to escape waves

2022-01-15T11:34+0100news4jax (en)

In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending....

Massive waves batter Tonga after underwater volcano erupts

2022-01-15T11:34+0100euronews-en (en)

In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga. Copyright AP/Japan Meteorology Agency An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on....

Volcano eruption in Tonga caught on satellite images

2022-01-15T11:33+0100timesnownews (en)

The eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano that sent smoke high up in the air was captured by satellite imagery. @US_Stormwatch tweeted satellite footage of the underwater volcanic eruption and wrote, "Tonga's Hunga Tonga volcano just had one of the most violent volcano eruptions ever captured on satellite.

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T11:33+0100bdnews24 (en)

Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and the capital of American Samoa, a US-based tsunami monitor said. The eruption at 0410 GMT of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai underwater volcano, located about 65 km (40 miles) north of Nuku'alofa, caused a 1.2 metre tsunami, Australia's Bureau of Meteorology said.

Volcano erupts near Tonga, islanders rush to escape waves

2022-01-15T11:32+0100kitchenertoday (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Volcano erupts near Tonga, islanders rush to escape waves

2022-01-15T11:30+0100whig (en)

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Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T11:29+0100tribune (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and the capital of American Samoa, a U.S.-based tsunami monitor said.

Tonga hit by tsunami caused by massive volcano eruption – timesofmalta.com

2022-01-15T11:28+0100unravelmalta (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption — heard in neighbouring countries — triggered the area’s second tsunami in as many days. “A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nukualofa,” Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

Volcano erupts near Tonga, islanders rush to escape waves

2022-01-15T11:27+0100princegeorgecitizen (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

40 news sources reported on this L 50% C 35% R 15% Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano eruptsThe Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted. Video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas.

2022-01-15T11:27+0100ground-news (en)

Tsunami warning issued for all of Tonga after undersea volcano erupts. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts.

Tonga tsunami: 'Frightening' moment underwater volcano erupts in South Pacific

2022-01-15T11:26+0100themirror (en)

Terrifying satellite footage shows the moment an underwater volcano off Tonga erupted, triggering a tsunami warning for a number of South Pacific island nations. The underwater Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupted at 5.10pm local time on Saturday, causing huge waves to crash into homes.

Tsunami hits Tonga after giant underwater volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T11:25+0100adaderana (en)

Tsunami waves caused by a giant underwater volcanic eruption have hit the Pacific country of Tonga. Social media footage showed water washing through a church and several homes, and witnesses said ash was falling over the capital, Nuku’alofa. A tsunami warning sent residents scrambling to higher ground.

Tonga Tsunami: Islanders rush to escape waves after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T11:24+0100gbnews (en)

An undersea volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small nation remained problematic.

Tongans Flee Tsunami Following Powerful Volcanic Eruption

2022-01-15T11:23+0100ibtimes (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption -- heard in neighbouring countries -- triggered the area's second tsunami in as many days. "A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nukualofa," Australia's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T11:20+0100timesofindia (en)

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 (AFP) An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island....

Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts - New York Post

2022-01-15T11:19+0100google-top-stories (en)

Tonga's Hunga Tonga volcano just had one of the most violent volcano eruptions ever captured on satellite. US StormWatch (@US_Stormwatch) January 15, 2022 WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted.

Tsunami from Pacific undersea volcano eruption hits Tonga

2022-01-15T11:18+0100dailysabah (en)

The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday as large waves crashed ashore in coastal areas after a massive undersea volcano eruption, which was heard in neighboring countries, triggered the area's second tsunami in as many days. "A 1.

Live updates: Tsunami advisory for parts of NZ's North Island, waves crashing into Tonga

2022-01-15T11:18+0100radionz (en)

Parts of New Zealand are also under tsunami advisory after a violent eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai underwater volcano in Tonga this afternoon. A tsunami has hit the Tonga's largest island Tongatapu, with tidal waves crossing the shoreline in the capital Nuku'alofa and flooding coastal roads and properties.

Quake strikes off Indonesia's Java island, felt strongly in capital

2022-01-15T11:18+0100euronews-en (en)

JAKARTA – A powerful 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia’s Java island on Friday, the meteorology agency said, prompting some residents in the capital Jakarta to flee from buildings in panic. Indonesia’s meteorology agency ( BMKG ) said the earthquake hit 52 km (32 miles) off Banten....

Waves crash into Tonga homes as tsunami warnings sound across the Pacific

2022-01-15T11:18+0100brisbanetimes (en)

Tonga has been hit by a tsunami after a violent eruption on one of the nation’s volcanic islands on Saturday afternoon that’s also prompted tsunami warnings across the Pacific, including parts of the east coast of Australia. Dramatic footage shows waves rolling through coastal Tongan homes as a....

Tonga issues tsunami warning after underwater volcano erupts

2022-01-15T11:16+0100metro-uk (en)

People have been warned to get to higher ground (Picture: Dr Faka’iloatonga Taumoefolau/Twitter/Tonga Geological Services) A tsunami warning has been issued by the Pacific nation of Tonga after a giant undersea volcano eruption. Video footage posted to social media showed huge waves washing ashore and flooding into homes in coastal areas.

Volcano erupts near Tonga, islanders rush to escape waves

2022-01-15T11:14+0100actionnewsjax (en)

January 15, 2022 at 4:38 am EST By NICK PERRY WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.

Tonga eruption: Local Tongan community 'anxious' for news and call for aid

2022-01-15T11:14+0100nzherald (en)

KEY POINTS: Tonga tsunami alert after Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai erupts Fiji, Samoa and American Samoa issued with tsunami alerts Tongan fleeing the waters calls on people to 'pray' for her family Moment of huge eruption caught by satellite imagery Marine warnings also issued for North Island, Chatham Islands, Fiji and American Samoa.

Volcano erupts near Tonga, islanders rush to escape waves

2022-01-15T11:13+0100wsoctv (en)

January 15, 2022 at 4:38 am EST By NICK PERRY WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.

Tsunami hits Tonga as large undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T11:12+0100standard (en)

Video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas, swirling around homes and buildings, while witnesses said ash was falling over the capital Nuku’alofa. Authorities in the nearby island nations of Fiji and Samoa also issued warnings, telling people to avoid the shoreline due to strong currents and dangerous waves.

15/01/2022 Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption

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"A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nukualofa," Australia's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted. The maximum tsunami wave recorded following Friday's explosion was 30 centimetres. The latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano came just a few hours after Friday's tsunami warning was lifted.

Tonga issues tsunami warning after massive undersea volcano eruption

2022-01-15T11:08+0100trtworld (en)

The eruption was heard as "loud thunder sounds" in Fiji more than 800 kilometres (500 miles) away. (Reuters Archive) Large waves have crashed ashore in Tonga after a massive volcanic eruption that was heard in neighbouring countries triggered the area's second tsunami in two days.

Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts Toronto Star 1 hour ago

2022-01-15T11:04+0100justdial (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted, and video posted to so...

Live updates: Tsunami advisory for parts of NZ's North Island, waves crashing into Tonga

2022-01-15T11:04+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Parts of New Zealand are also under tsunami advisory after a violent eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai underwater volcano in Tonga this afternoon. A tsunami has hit the Tonga's largest island Tongatapu, with tidal waves crossing the shoreline in the capital Nuku'alofa and flooding coastal roads and properties.

Tonga issues tsunami warning after giant undersea volcano eruption

2022-01-15T10:58+0100timesofisrael (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted, and video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services said the tsunami warning was in effect for all of Tonga.

Tonga eruption: 'Strong and unusual currents' expected for North Island coastline after massive blast

2022-01-15T10:56+0100newstalkzb (en)

As Tongan locals urge others to "pray" for them after tonight's massive underwater eruption, New Zealand's National Emergency Management Agency has issued a warning of potential impact along our coastline. Tongans have been urged to head to high land tonight after the latest eruption of....

Tsunami hits Tonga after underwater volcano erupts

2022-01-15T10:53+0100chinadailyhk (en)

This photo taken from the Facebook page of Tonga Geological Services shows geologists looking at plumes coming from the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano on Jan 14, 2022. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with....

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Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption =(Graphic)= ATTENTION - ADDS quotes from Tonga /// Nuku'alofa, Tonga, Jan 15, 2022 (AFP) - Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption -- heard in neighbouring countries -- triggered the area's second tsunami in as many days.

Samoa, American Samoa: Officials issue tsunami advisory following volcanic eruption in Tonga, Jan. 15

2022-01-15T10:49+0100garda-com (en)

Event. The Samoa Meteorological Service issued a tsunami advisory late Jan. 15 in response to a volcanic eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai in Tonga. Officials are advising that persons stay away from beaches. Officials have not ordered any evacuations.

New Zealand: Officials warn of tsunami activity along east and north coasts of North Island through early Jan. 16

2022-01-15T10:49+0100garda-com (en)

Event. New Zealand's National Emergency Management Agency has issued a National Advisory, Jan. 15, warning of tsunami activity, particularly strong and unusual currents and surges at the shore. The advisory is applicable for the north and east coasts of the North Island and the Chatham Islands.

Tonga on tsunami alert after eruption

2022-01-15T10:48+0100illawarramercury (en)

Tonga has issued a tsunami warning after an undersea volcano erupted, with video posted to social media showing large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services says the tsunami warning is in effect for all of Tonga on Saturday.

News24.com | Tsunami waves crash ashore in Tonga after powerful eruption

2022-01-15T10:48+0100news24 (en)

Tsunami waves have been triggered in Tonga following a powerful volcano eruption. The eruption was so loud that it could be heard almost 800 kilometres away in Fiji. Residents in coastal areas were urged to head for higher ground. Large waves crashed ashore in Tonga on Saturday after a massive....

Tsunami waves crash ashore in Tonga after powerful volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T10:44+0100ahram-EN (en)

"A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nukualofa," Australia's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted. The maximum tsunami wave recorded following Friday's explosion was 30 centimetres. The latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano came just a few hours after Friday's tsunami warning was lifted.

Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T10:39+0100latimes (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted, and video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services said the tsunami warning was in effect for all of Tonga.

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T10:37+0100rappler (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, January 15, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga’s capital and the capital of American Samoa, a US-based tsunami monitor said.

New Zealand Issues National Advisory Following Tsunami Activity Following Tonga's Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai Volcano Eruption

2022-01-15T10:33+0100latestly (en)

Tonga was hit by a powerful volcano on Saturday, following which Tsunami warning was issued by agencies. Auckland, January 15: New Zealand on Saturday issued a national advisory following Tsunami activity following Tonga's Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano eruption.

Kiwis 'holding breath' for families back in Tonga as tsunami, eruption shake island nation

2022-01-15T10:29+0100Stuff (en)

“We're just worried about that volcano, we're holding our breath [there won't be] any more eruptions,” Lua said. "But so far so good, we haven't heard of any lives lost, so we're thankful and keeping Tonga and our families back home in our prayers." Do you have friends and family in Tonga? Email new stips@stuff.

Tsunami waves hit Tonga following eruption as New Zealand issues national advisory Large waves crashed ashore in Tonga Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption that was heard in neighboring countries triggered the area’s second ...

2022-01-15T10:24+0100alarabiya-en (en)

Large waves crashed ashore in Tonga Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption that was heard in neighboring countries triggered the area’s second tsunami in as many days. “A 1.2-meter tsunami wave has been observed at Nukualofa,” Australia's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T10:23+0100wowktv (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted, and video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services said the tsunami warning was in effect for all of Tonga.

Tsunami warnings issued for Tonga following volcanic eruption - CNN

2022-01-15T10:20+0100google-top-stories (en)

(CNN) A tsunami warning has been issued for the islands of Tonga 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. The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano first erupted Friday, sending a plume of ash 20 kilometers (12.

Tsunami Observed in American Samoa, Tonga, After Volcano Erupts

2022-01-15T10:19+0100voanews (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and the capital of American Samoa, a U.S.-based tsunami monitor said.

Tsunami warning issued again in Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T10:19+0100nampa (en)

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. SUVA, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Tonga issued on Saturday afternoon another nationwide tsunami warning after a violent eruption of a volcano in Tonga's Hunga Ha'apai island, about 65km north of capital city Nuku'alofa. The tsunami warning was issued by the Tonga Meteorological Services, according to Radio New Zealand.

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T10:15+0100gazette (en)

(Reuters) -An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and the capital of American Samoa, a U.S.-based tsunami monitor said.

Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T10:15+0100cbs17 (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted, and video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services said the tsunami warning was in effect for all of Tonga.

Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts - New York Post

2022-01-15T10:15+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

Tonga's Hunga Tonga volcano just had one of the most violent volcano eruptions ever captured on satellite. US StormWatch (@US_Stormwatch) January 15, 2022 WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted.

Tonga tsunami alert, Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai eruption: Surging waves hit island nation; Fiji, Samoa tsunami alerts

2022-01-15T10:14+0100nzherald (en)

KEY POINTS: Tonga tsunami alert after Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai erupts Fiji, Samoa and American Samoa issued with tsunami alerts Tongan fleeing the waters calls on people to 'pray' for her family Moment of huge eruption caught by satellite imagery Marine warnings also issued for North Island, Chatham Islands, Fiji and American Samoa.

Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T10:14+0100apnews (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted, and video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services said the tsunami warning was in effect for all of Tonga.

Tsunami Observed in American Samoa after Tonga Volcano Erupts

2022-01-15T10:13+0100aawsat (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and the capital of American Samoa, a US-based tsunami monitor said.

Tonga on tsunami alert after eruption

2022-01-15T10:12+0100bordermail (en)

Tonga has issued a tsunami warning after an undersea volcano erupted, with video posted to social media showing large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services says the tsunami warning is in effect for all of Tonga on Saturday.

Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T10:10+0100thehindu (en)

Wellington The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted, and video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services said the tsunami warning was in effect for all of Tonga.

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T10:09+0100zawya-palestine (en)

The agency said it continued to monitor the situation but no tsunami threat had been issued to the Australian mainland, islands or territories. Tsunami waves of 2.7 feet (83 cm) were observed by gauges at the Tongan capital of Nuku’alofa and waves of 2 ft at Pago Pago, the capital of American Samoa, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

Tsunami warning in Tonga as undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T10:09+0100newindianexpress (en)

The Tonga Meteorological Services said a tsunami warning had been put in force for all of Tonga. The eruption Saturday was the latest in a series of spectacular eruptions from the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano. A Twitter user identified as Dr. Faka’iloatonga Taumoefolau posted a video showing waves crashing ashore.

Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T10:08+0100nypost (en)

Tonga's Hunga Tonga volcano just had one of the most violent volcano eruptions ever captured on satellite. US StormWatch (@US_Stormwatch) January 15, 2022 WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted.

Tonga on tsunami alert after eruption

2022-01-15T10:06+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Tonga has issued a tsunami warning after an undersea volcano erupted, with video posted to social media showing large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services says the tsunami warning is in effect for all of Tonga on Saturday.

Live updates: Tsunami advisory for parts of NZ, Tonga under a nationwide tsunami warning

2022-01-15T10:06+0100rnzi (en)

Parts of New Zealand are also under tsunami advisory after a violent eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai underwater volcano in Tonga this afternoon. A tsunami has hit the Tonga's largest island Tongatapu, with tidal waves crossing the shoreline in the capital Nuku'alofa and flooding coastal roads and properties.

Tsunami warning issued again in Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T10:05+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

SUVA, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Tonga issued on Saturday afternoon another nationwide tsunami warning after a violent eruption of a volcano in Tonga's Hunga Ha'apai island, about 65km north of capital city Nuku'alofa. The tsunami warning was issued by the Tonga Meteorological Services, according to Radio New Zealand.

New Zealand issues tsunami warning following Tonga volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T10:05+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

WELLINGTON, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand’s National Emergency Management Agency on Saturday issued a tsunami warning following a Tonga volcanic eruption. New Zealand coastal areas on the north and east coast of the North Island and the Chatham Islands are expected to experience “strong and....

Live updates: Tsunami advisory for parts of NZ, Tonga under a nationwide tsunami warning

2022-01-15T10:04+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Parts of New Zealand are also under tsunami advisory after a violent eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai underwater volcano in Tonga this afternoon. A tsunami has hit the Tonga's largest island Tongatapu, with tidal waves crossing the shoreline in the capital Nuku'alofa and flooding coastal roads and properties.

26 news sources reported on this L 40% C 47% R 13% Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano eruptsThe Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted. Video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas.

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Tonga tsunami warning as volcano erupts at sea. Alert in Pacific nation after latest in a series of spectacular eruptions from the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano. Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts. - An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday triggering a....

Tonga volcano map: Where did underwater volcano erupt? Violent eruption mapped TONGA has a tsunami warning in place after an underwater volcano violently erupted...

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SUBSCRIBE Invalid email. We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info An underwater volcano near Tonga violently....

Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts in the Pacific

2022-01-15T09:56+0100dailymail (en)

The Islands Business new s site reported that a convoy of police and military troops evacuated Tonga's King Tupou VI from his palace near the shore as residents headed for higher ground. The explosion of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano was the latest in a series of spectacular eruptions.

Powerful volcanic blast not the cause for 2018 Indonesian island collapse

2022-01-15T09:56+0100phys (en)

The dramatic collapse of Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano in December 2018 resulted from long-term destabilising processes, and was not triggered by any distinct changes in the magmatic system that could have been detected by current monitoring techniques, new research has found.

Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T09:53+0100news-yahoo (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted, and video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services said the tsunami warning was in effect for all of Tonga.

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-15T09:53+0100news-yahoo (en)

(Reuters) -An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and the capital of American Samoa, a U.S.-based tsunami monitor said.

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts (Reuters) -An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and .

2022-01-15T09:53+0100saltwire (en)

(Reuters) -An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and the capital of American Samoa, a U.S.-based tsunami monitor said.

Tsunami waves crash ashore in Tonga after powerful eruption

2022-01-15T09:50+0100terradaily (en)

Large waves crashed ashore in Tonga Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption that was heard in neighbouring countries triggered the area's second tsunami in as many days. "A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nukualofa," Australia's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

New Zealand issues tsunami warning following Tonga volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T09:50+0100china.org.cn (en)

WELLINGTON, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand’s National Emergency Management Agency on Saturday issued a tsunami warning following a Tonga volcanic eruption. New Zealand coastal areas on the north and east coast of the North Island and the Chatham Islands are expected to experience “strong and....

New Zealand issues tsunami warning following Tonga volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T09:49+0100nampa (en)

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. WELLINGTON, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand’s National Emergency Management Agency on Saturday issued a tsunami warning following a Tonga volcanic eruption. New Zealand coastal areas on the north and east coast of the North Island and the Chatham Islands are expected....

TONGO-TSUNAMI-2NDLD ALERT - Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts By Nick Perry

2022-01-15T09:49+0100nampa (en)

Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. Wellington, Jan 15 (AP) The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted, and video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services said the tsunami warning was in effect for all of Tonga.

Live updates: Tsunami advisory for parts of NZ, Tonga under a nationwide tsunami warning

2022-01-15T09:48+0100radionz (en)

Parts of New Zealand are also under tsunami warning after a violent eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai underwater volcano in Tonga this afternoon. A tsunami has hit the Tonga's largest island Tongatapu, with tidal waves crossing the shoreline in the capital Nuku'alofa and flooding coastal roads and properties.

Tonga: Authorities issue nationwide tsunami warning Jan. 15 following new volcanic activity at Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai Volcano /update 2

2022-01-15T09:48+0100garda-com (en)

Event. Authorities in Tonga issued a new nationwide tsunami warning at around 18:00 Jan. 15 following recent volcanic activity is ongoing at the Hunga Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai Volcano. According to initial reports, tidal waves crossed the shoreline of Nuku'alofa and flooded some properties.

Pacific undersea volcano eruption sees Tonga warn of tsunami

2022-01-15T09:47+0100dailysabah (en)

The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday as large waves crashed ashore in coastal areas after a massive undersea volcano eruption, which was heard in neighboring countries, triggered the area's second tsunami in as many days. "A 1.

Tonga hit by Tsunami after volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T09:46+0100timesofoman (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption on Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 31 inches, according to the New Zealand climate website Harukai Gulf Weather, citing sea level monitoring data.

Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T09:46+0100thepeninsulaqatar (en)

Wellington, New Zealand: The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted. Video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services said a tsunami warning had been put in force for all of Tonga.

Tsunami warnings issued for Tonga following volcanic eruption - CNN

2022-01-15T09:45+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

(CNN) A tsunami warning has been issued for the islands of Tonga 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. The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano first erupted Friday, sending a plume of ash 20 kilometers (12.

Volcanic eruption near Tonga felt like 'bombs were exploding', panic on the ground as tsunami waves hit

2022-01-15T09:44+0100Stuff (en)

A volcanic eruption near Tonga felt like “bombs were exploding nearby”, a local on the ground says, with the tsunami waves that followed prompting “screams everywhere”. The underwater volcano Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai erupted on Saturday. Mere Taufa said she was inside her house with her family,....

Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T09:44+0100abc-au (en)

The Pacific nation of Tonga has issued a tsunami warning after an undersea volcano erupted. Video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas, and photos showed ash falling from the sky. The Tonga Meteorological Services said a tsunami warning had been put in force for all of Tonga.

Tonga on tsunami alert after eruption

2022-01-15T09:43+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

Tonga has issued a tsunami warning after an undersea volcano erupted, with video posted to social media showing large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services says the tsunami warning is in effect for all of Tonga on Saturday.

Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T09:43+0100actionnewsjax (en)

January 15, 2022 at 3:24 am EST By NICK PERRY WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted, and video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services said the tsunami warning was in effect for all of Tonga.

Tonga tsunami warning as volcano erupts at sea | Tonga

2022-01-15T09:42+0100dailymaverick (en)

The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning on Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted. Video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga meteorological service said a tsunami warning had been put in force for all of Tonga.

Watch: Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T09:39+0100expressindia (en)

Video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services said a tsunami warning had been put in force for all of Tonga. A Twitter user identified as Dr. Faka’iloatonga Taumoefolau posted video showing waves crashing ashore.

Tonga tsunami alert as undersea volcano eruption causes large waves to hit island

2022-01-15T09:38+0100heart (en)

. 15 January 2022, 07:05 | Updated: 15 January 2022, 07:36 A tsunami alert has been issued by the Pacific nation of Tonga after an undersea volcano erupted. Video posted on social media platforms showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services said a tsunami warning had been put in force for all of Tonga.

After the eruption of a submarine volcano, a tsunami hits the island nation, and the Tongans flee at the risk of their lives.

2022-01-15T09:38+0100eminetra (en)

Dramatic footage showed huge waves landing on the populous islands of the Tonga Islands hours after the eruption. The Tonga Meteorological Bureau issued a tsunami warning on the main island of Tongatapu on Saturday evening while sirens were ringing in the capital Nuku’alofa. There was also a report that volcanic ash had fallen on Nuku’alofa.

Hundreds of buildings in Banten, West Java damaged following earthquake

2022-01-15T09:34+0100JakartaPost (en)

A. Muh. Ibnu Aqil. The Jakarta Post/Jakarta. Hundreds of buildings, including houses, places of worships and community health centers (Puskesmas), were damaged in a 6.6 magnitude earthquake that struck the western parts of Java Island on Friday. The earthquake's epicenter was in the Indian Ocean,....

Tonga Volcano Eruption: Satellites Capture Huge Plume Of Smoke, Sonic Booms Heard Across New Zealand

2022-01-15T09:32+0100news18 (en)

A major eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano, which sent plumes of smoke high enough to be visible from geostationary satellites. A widely circulated tweet from US Stormwatch showed plumes of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano exploding skywards soon after the explosion.

Tsunami waves have hit the island state of Tonga after volcanic eruptions

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The Australian Meteorological Institute writes on Twitter that the 1.2 meter wave has been observed at Nuku’alofa, which is the capital of Tonga and the country’s largest city. Videos posted on social media show large waves washing inland. The Australian new spaper The Sunday Morning Herald reports....

FOR THE RIGHT +8 L 46% C 45% R 9%9%Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts

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Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts. By NICK PERRY Associated PressWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Pacific nation of Tonga has issued a tsunami warning after an undersea volcano erupted. Video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas.

Tsunami warning issued in Tonga after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T09:25+0100nbcnews (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted. Video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services said a tsunami warning had been put in force for all of Tonga.

Tsunami warning in Tonga after giant eruption

2022-01-15T09:24+0100yahoo-au (en)

Tonga's underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai violently erupted, triggering a widespread tsunami threat. A tsunami warning has been issued in several countries, including Tonga and New Zealand, after an underwater volcano erupted. Social media footage from Tonga showed waves washing through a church and several homes.

Tsunami warning in Tonga after giant eruption

2022-01-15T09:23+0100news-yahoo (en)

Tonga's underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai violently erupted, triggering a widespread tsunami threat. A tsunami warning has been issued in several countries, including Tonga and New Zealand, after an underwater volcano erupted. Social media footage from Tonga showed waves washing through a church and several homes.

Tsunami observed in American Samoa after Tonga volcano erupts

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(Reuters) -An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes. Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga's capital and the capital of American Samoa, a U.S.-based tsunami monitor said.

Tsunami Waves Crash Ashore In Tonga After Powerful Eruption

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Large waves crashed ashore in Tonga Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption that was heard in neighbouring countries triggered the area's second tsunami in as many days. "A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nukualofa," Australia's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

Tsunami waves detected after undersea volcano erupts in Tonga

2022-01-15T09:21+0100independent-UK (en)

The Tonga Meteorological Services issued the warning in all of Tonga and said a tsunami warning had been put in force for all of Tonga. In a statement, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre in Honolulu said that “a tsunami was generated by this earthquake.

Tonga tsunami alert amid undersea eruption

2022-01-15T09:17+0100illawarramercury (en)

Tonga has issued a tsunami warning after an undersea volcano erupted. Video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas of the Pacific nation on Saturday. The Tonga Meteorological Services said a tsunami warning had been put in force for all of Tonga.

Tsunami warning issued for all of Tonga after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T09:17+0100CBC (en)

The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted. Video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services said a tsunami warning had been put in force for all of Tonga.

Tonga travel advice

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There has been a series of volcanic eruptions and a tsunami affecting islands in Tonga. If in the areas affected, we advise you to seek higher ground and shelter, follow the advice of local authorities and be prepared to leave the area if advised to do so. The British High Commission will publish further guidance as information becomes available.

Tsunami hits Tonga following undersea volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T09:16+0100thenational (en)

Tsunami waves swept the islands of Tonga in the Pacific Ocean following an undersea volcanic eruption on Saturday. Videos posted on Twitter showed waves breaking inshore after the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai underwater volcano flared up. Tonga's Meteorological Services said a tsunami warning was....

Tsunami hits Tonga following undersea volcanic eruption

2022-01-15T09:16+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Tsunami waves swept the islands of Tonga in the Pacific Ocean following an undersea volcanic eruption on Saturday. Videos posted on Twitter showed waves breaking inshore after the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai underwater volcano flared up. Tonga's Meteorological Services said a tsunami warning was....

Tonga tsunami high alert after undersea volcano erupts

2022-01-15T09:16+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Gulf Today Report. Large waves crashed ashore in Tonga Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption that was heard in neighbouring countries triggered the area's second tsunami in as many days. "A 1.2 metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nukualofa," Australia's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

Tsunami observed in American Samoa following volcanic activity in Tonga

2022-01-15T09:14+0100economictimes (en)

The tsunami threat continues and sea level fluctuations and strong ocean currents pose hazards along beaches in harbors, the tsunami monitor said in a statement. Agencies The tsunami threat continues and sea level fluctuations. waves measuring 2 feet in height were observed by sea-level gauges at the capital of the U.

Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai eruption: Warning issued for North Island coastline after massive blast

2022-01-15T09:13+0100nzherald (en)

As Tongan locals urge others to "pray" for them after tonight's massive underwater eruption, New Zealand's National Emergency Management Agency has issued a warning of potential impact along our coastline. Tongans have been urged to head to high land tonight after the latest eruption of....

Tonga tsunami alert, Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai eruption: Surging waves hit island nation, Fiji and American Samoa tsunami alerts

2022-01-15T09:13+0100nzherald (en)

Large waves are washing ashore and skies are turning black in Tonga after another violent volcanic eruption from Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai. Video / Willy Baptiste Florian / Johnny Teisi / US StormWatch KEY POINTS: Locals urged to head to higher land as large waves hitOne person fleeing the waters....

Tsunami warning in Tonga after giant eruption

2022-01-15T09:13+0100bbc (en)

Tonga's underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai violently erupted, triggering a widespread tsunami threat. A tsunami warning has been issued in several countries, including Tonga and New Zealand, after an underwater volcano erupted. Social media footage from Tonga showed waves washing through a church and several homes.

Tonga tsunami: Satellite footage shows moment of volcanic shockwave - apocalyptic scenes THE ENTIRE Pacific island of Tonga is under a tsunami warning after 'one of the most violent...

2022-01-15T09:13+0100express (en)

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