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Locals Hit by Crashing Tsunami Waves in Pacifica, California

A tsunami advisory was issued for coastal California and close by areas on Saturday, January 15, after an underwater volcano eruption occurred close to Tonga hours prior.Footage filmed by Pacifica resident Savannah Peterson reveals sea foam and waves crashing alongside the beachfront on Saturday morning.“I regularly shoot wave footage here but I have never seen anything like this tsunami,” Peterson instructed Storyful.The National Weather Service forecast tsunami waves of 1 to 3 ft, which can additionally coincide with excessive tide. Low-lying areas similar to harbors and shallow waters had been anticipated to see minor to reasonable flooding, the company mentioned.Tsunami warnings had been additionally issued for areas within the pacific, together with Japan, Australia, and New Zealand. Credit: Savannah Peterson through Storyful

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