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Tonga Volcano, Santa Cruz Tsunami

News-Tonga eruption seen from space. "Big Boom" post by Thomas Martinez Astronomy World. Below flooding at the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor, Santa Cruz, California 8,528 KM northwest of Tonga. A key undersea communication cable appears to have been severed limiting contact with Tonga. Parts of the Island have been impacted by Tsunami and ash. So far two deaths have been reported.

Around the Central Coast of California-Flooding at the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor as a result of the Tsunami following the underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga. Photograph by Jeff McCracken. Flooding at 0900 on Saturday 15JAN2022.


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