12 Mar '11, 12pm

Tsunami waves kill one in US, spark evacuations in Latin America

Tsunami waves kill one in US, spark evacuations in Latin America

LOS ANGELES: Tsunami waves from Japan's huge quake have killed at least one person and sparked mass evacuations on the American continent, but failed to inflict major damage. Surges of eight feet (2.4 meters) high crashed ashore on the coasts of California and Oregon Friday, up to 12 hours after the 8.9-magnitude quake triggered tsunami alerts in dozens of countries across the Pacific. In California's Del Norte County, a 25-year-old man was confirmed dead after being swept into the Pacific Ocean near the mouth of the Klamath River. The man and two friends were taking photographs of the incoming tsunami waves. "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. The US Coast Guard added that there had also been damage to about six boats in...

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Tsunami waves from Japan's huge earthquake have killed at least one person in the United States

Tsunami waves from Japan's huge earthquake have...

straitstimes.com 12 Mar '11, 1pm

Surges of 2.4m high crashed ashore on the coasts of California and Oregon Friday, up to 12 hours after the 8.9-magnitude q...

Latin America braces for tsunami

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Evacuations along Chilean coast and in Easter I...

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Major evacuations were ordered in Ecuador and Chile, where hundreds of thousands of people moved out of low-lying coastal ...

Latin America escapes Tsunami wrath: MEXICO CITY: The tsunami from Japan's powerful earthquake swept across the

Latin America escapes Tsunami wrath: MEXICO CIT...

channelnewsasia.com 12 Mar '11, 3am

MEXICO CITY: The tsunami from Japan's powerful earthquake swept across the Pacific and caused a storm surge in the Galapag...

Tsunami waves kill one in Indonesia: official

channelnewsasia.com 13 Mar '11, 12pm

JAKARTA : A man in Indonesian eastern Papua province was killed by tsunami waves from Japan's massive earthquake, an offic...

A man in Indonesian eastern Papua province was killed by tsunami waves from Japan's massive earthquake.

A man in Indonesian eastern Papua province was ...

straitstimes.com 13 Mar '11, 12pm

A vessel moves out to sea from Yoauina Bay, Oregon amid rough seas. An Indonesian man was killed by tsunami waves from Jap...

California's governor declares state of emergency after tsunami waves hit US west coast

California's governor declares state of emergen...

straitstimes.com 12 Mar '11, 1am

A fishing boat lays on its side after a tsunami surge withdrew in Crescent City, California. -- PHOTO: AP LOS ANGELES- CAL...

Tsunami hits US West Coast

Tsunami hits US West Coast

channelnewsasia.com 12 Mar '11, 1am

LOS ANGELES: Tsunami waves from Japan's huge quake sparked mass evacuations on Hawaii and the US West Coast Friday, damage...

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US widens tsunami warning to most of Pacific co...

channelnewsasia.com 11 Mar '11, 8am

WASHINGTON: The US tsunami monitoring center on Friday widened a warning to virtually the entire Pacific coast, including ...

Tsunami waves reach Kuril Islands: Russian officials

Tsunami waves reach Kuril Islands: Russian offi...

channelnewsasia.com 11 Mar '11, 9am

MOSCOW: The first tsunami waves reached the Kuril Islands chain on Friday after a powerful quake struck off Japan, prompti...

Tsunami waves slam Hawaii as storm sweeps islan...

straitstimes.com 11 Mar '11, 2pm

HONOLULU - TSUNAMI waves spawned by a massive earthquake in Japan have hit Hawaii. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says...

Massive earthquake that struck off coast of Jap...

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Apart from shifting the Earth on its axis and briefly speeding up its rotation, the massive earthquake that struck off the...

No tsunami damage in Taiwan as N. Zealand issues warning

No tsunami damage in Taiwan as N. Zealand issue...

channelnewsasia.com 11 Mar '11, 11am

TAIPEI: A devastating 8.9-magnitude earthquake that hit Japan Friday triggered tsunami alerts across the Pacific from the ...

Japan shelters calm amid tsunami chaos. Pictures:

Japan shelters calm amid tsunami chaos. Pictures:

straitstimes.com 15 Mar '11, 12am

At another shelter in the Sendai area, a gymnasium at a local junior high school, the same seamless coordination and unfaz...