Tonga volcano generates tsunami, U.S. tsunami monitor said

by Reuters
Saturday, 15 January 2022 06:20 GMT

Jan 15 (Reuters) - A "hazardous tsunami" has been generated by volcanic activity in Tonga, the U.S.-based Pacific tsunami warning center said.

There is a threat to American Samoa of sea level fluctuations and strong ocean currents that could be a hazard along beaches in harbors, it said in a statement https://tsunami.gov/events/PHEB/2022/01/15/22015050/1/WEZS40/WEZS40.txt.

(Reporting by Jahnavi Nidumolu in Bengaluru; Editing by William Mallard)

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