Massive Ash Cloud Turns Tonga Into Moonscape; Anxiety Mounts Among Bay Area TongansConcerns continued to mount Monday within the large Tongan community in the San Francisco Bay Area over the welfare of relatives still living in the Pacific Island nation after it was rocked by a massive underwater volcanic eruption over the weekend.
Pacific Tsunami Update: Waves Surge Onto Bay Area Beaches Following Huge Tonga Volcano BlastAn undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending tsunami waves rolling thousands of miles across the Pacific, surging onto Northern California beaches and into coastal harbors, causing evacuations and some flooding in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Tsunami Alert Forces Daylong Evacuation of Berkeley MarinaPolice evacuated around 115 residents Saturday morning at the Berkeley Marina as a tsunami advisory impacted communities around the Bay Area.
Bay Area Tongan Community Fearful Following Volcanic TsunamiThere are more Tongans living in San Mateo County than in the island nation itself and Saturday's volcanic eruption and resulting tsunami have everyone here fearing for the safety of their homeland.
6.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off TongaThe U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake has struck the Pacific nation of Tonga, but no tsunami threat was expected.
6.3-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Off TongaThe U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake has struck the Pacific nation of Tonga, but no tsunami threat was expected.
Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Strikes FijiThe U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.5 earthquake has struck off the coast of Fiji Friday.
Strong Quakes Hit Off South Pacific Nations Of Tonga, SamoaA pair of strong earthquakes struck off the South Pacific nations of Tonga and Samoa on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.
Magnitude 6.9 Quake Strikes Between Fiji And Tonga In South PacificAn earthquake with magnitude 6.9 occurred near Ndoi Island, Fiji, about 200 miles from Nuku'alofa, Tonga just before noon Pacific Daylight Time, on Saturday.