12 Mar '11, 1am

Tsunami hits US West Coast

Tsunami hits US West Coast

LOS ANGELES: Tsunami waves from Japan's huge quake sparked mass evacuations on Hawaii and the US West Coast Friday, damaged boats and left one man missing after racing thousands of miles across the Pacific. Surges of eight feet (2.4 meters) high crashed ashore on the coasts of California and Oregon, up to 12 hours after the 8.9-magnitude quake triggered tsunami alerts in dozens of countries across the Pacific. "We have at least 35 boats that have been crushed. We have boats on top of other boats," said Cindy Henderson, emergency services manager in Crescent City, 350 miles north of San Francisco. Crescent City -- some 7,000 miles (11,265 kilometres) away from Japan -- is in Del Norte county, one of five California counties ordered to evacuate coastal areas as the scale of the tsunami became clear overnight. The US Coast Guard added there had also been damage to about six b...

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