Underwater volcanic eruption, tsunami alert from Tonga to Fiji

The maximum recorded height of the following wavesFriday’s eruption was 30 centimeters. The Islands Business News Agency reports that a convoy of police and army troops has been evacuated. Re Tupou VI of Tonga From his palace near the beach.

Residents were invited Exit the beach. Gas pipes, Smoke and ash The fountain has come from the volcano 20 km in the sky, Said the Tonga Geological Service. The recent eruption of a series lasted Eight minutes And it was so violent Fiji, 800 km from Tonga, officials in the capital, Suva, said.

Tsunami in the United States – Alarm all over the west coast of the United States. The National Tsunami Warning Center has actually issued a warning And Hawaii They have already been swept away by the waves. There were also fears in California, where the first waves reached about 45 centimeters off the coast.

Tsunami in Japan – Fear even inwardly Japan, The Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami alert for the southern Amami Islands and the Tokara Island chain in Kagoshima prefecture and large coastal areas along the Pacific Ocean. At 11:55 pm, a 120 cm tsunami was observed in the Kominado District of Amami-Oshima Island. On Saturday. A further 3 meters of tsunami can reach coastal areas.

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