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Volcano erupts in Tonga followed by a 7.9 earthquake - Tsnuami warning issued!

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posted on Mar, 19 2009 @ 02:22 PM
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Volcano erupts in Tonga followed by a 7.9 earthquake - Tsnuami warning issued!


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BREAKING NEWS
CloseQuake measuring 7.9 strikes off Tonga... read more
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Large quake strikes near Tonga [Undersea volcano erupts in Tonga]
Updated 8:10AM Friday Mar 20, 2009

* Undersea volcano erupts in Tonga

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* Spectacular eruption destroys popular Tongan fishing spot

A magnitude 7.9 earthquake has struck near Tonga.

The US Geological Survey said the quake struck at a depth of 10km.

Its epicentre was about 210 km south-south-east of the Tongan capital Nuku'alofa.

The quake comes after an undersea volcano has been erupting for days in the region.

A tsunami warning has been issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre.

- NZ HERALD STAFF
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posted on Mar, 19 2009 @ 02:22 PM
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Volcano

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Earth Quake

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The eruption is about 10km from the southwest coast of Tonga's main island of Tongatapu - an area where up to 36 undersea volcanoes are clustered, geologists said. Scientists sailed yesterday to inspect the volcano.


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posted on Mar, 19 2009 @ 02:25 PM
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Two other threads already exist on this....

Here and here .

Just a FYI....



posted on Mar, 19 2009 @ 02:25 PM
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