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Tsunami threat over after huge Pacific volcano eruption - monitor - BBC News

While further tsunamis may be unlikely, there are mounting fears over how badly Tonga has been hit.

tonga - BBC News
8:50pm PST - January 15th, 2022

Tonga volcano eruption caused ‘significant damage’, says Ardern - Al Jazeera English

New Zealand leader says volcanic eruption damaged Tonga’s capital, but there are no reports of deaths as of yet.

tonga - Al Jazeera English
7:55pm PST - January 15th, 2022

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory - Associated Press

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturda…

tonga - Associated Press
4:53pm PST - January 15th, 2022

Why people love Japanese boxer who ran on treadmill during Tokyo Olympics 2020 opening ceremony

‘The lone treadmill person is some intensely relatable content,’ one viewer tweeted

tonga - Independent
11:03am PDT - July 23rd, 2021

What next for Rugby League World Cup after Australia and New Zealand pull out?

The two nations have withdrawn over safety concerns.

tonga - Independent
4:55am PDT - July 22nd, 2021

The 50-year-old story of a group of teens stranded on an island

Holly Williams reports on how a group of schoolboys worked together to survive 15 months stranded on an island.

tonga - CBS News
4:08pm PDT - July 18th, 2021

Foster happy with All Blacks ahead of Bledisloe squad announcement - Reuters

New Zealand coach Ian Foster will take the All Blacks into next month's opening Bledisloe Cup with Australia in a confident mood after an improved performance against Fiji on Saturday.

tonga - Reuters
8:25pm PDT - July 17th, 2021

Bears 2021 training camp roster preview: Defensive line

It's time to dive in and preview the Bears' defensive linemen heading into training camp.

tonga - USA Today
5:25am PDT - July 12th, 2021

Deep sea mining could be the next frontier for lithium mining for EVs

All the battery metals we need to power a billion electric vehicles could be lying on the floor of the Pacific Ocean — but collecting them and turning them into EV batteries is a major challenge. Why it matters: It's going to take a lot of batteries to replac…

tonga - Axios
3:15am PDT - July 6th, 2021

With deep-sea mining, the Pacific Islands are caught between money and the environment

While most Pacific islands have escaped the worst of COVID-19, a cornerstone of their economies, tourism, has taken a big hit. By June 2020, visitor arrivals in Fiji, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu had completely ceased, as borders were closed and even internal tra…

tonga - The Next Web
5:00am PDT - July 3rd, 2021

All Blacks score 16 tries in 102-0 thumping of under-strength Tonga

Tonga misses several of its best players because of COVID-19 travel restrictions but the All Blacks still put on a clinical performance in their opening Test of 2021.

tonga - ABC News (AU)
3:01am PDT - July 3rd, 2021

Wasps sign All Blacks forward Vaea Fifita

The 29-year-old has 11 caps for New Zealand.

tonga - Independent
3:21am PDT - June 30th, 2021

Pacific island of Nauru sets two-year deadline for deep-sea mining rules - Reuters

The tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru has requested approval for deep-sea mining plans for a subsidiary of The Metals Co, giving the U.N. International Seabed Authority (ISA) two years to decide on rules for the new and controversial industry.

tonga - Reuters
2:53am PDT - June 29th, 2021

RT @oswaldosrm: Helicopter warns people about the #Tsunami advisory in #OrangeCounty , #California #Tonga #TongaVolcano #tsunamitonga http…

(@PINK1963DSW)
10:46pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @NASAJPL: When the Tonga volcano erupted on Jan. 15, @NASA’s Microwave Limb Sounder detected a huge amount of water vapor entering the a…

Suleman Saeed (@thesulemansaeed)
10:39pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @GaiaNewsIntl: #Tsunami arrival reported in several cities in Japan after the eruption of the Hunga-Tonga volcano. #TsunamiTonga #Tong

(@PINK1963DSW)
10:39pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @w2the3rd: Taken shortly after the underwater volcano erupted in the South Pacific Ocean near the island nation of Tonga less than 24 ho…

(@PINK1963DSW)
10:38pm PDT - August 10th, 2022
RT @pockingliberals: Satellite image of the #Tonga volcano eruption.
#earthquake #TsunamiTonga https://t.co/WBZD0g6vzQ

RT @pockingliberals: Satellite image of the #Tonga volcano eruption. #earthquake #TsunamiTonga https://t.co/WBZD0g6vzQ

(@PINK1963DSW)
10:38pm PDT - August 10th, 2022
RT @oswaldosrm: #Tsunami from volcano eruption in #Tonga reaches #Peru

#Tongaeruption #tsunamitonga https://t.co/N0gQQmGcvv

RT @oswaldosrm: #Tsunami from volcano eruption in #Tonga reaches #Peru #Tongaeruption #tsunamitonga https://t.co/N0gQQmGcvv

(@PINK1963DSW)
10:36pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @NWChasing: A lot of these views floating around but that shockwave blows my mind!!!! #Tonga #TongaVolcano #Tongaeruption https://t.co/G…

(@PINK1963DSW)
10:36pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @RobMayeda: The Himawari satellite / water vapor loop at the time the eruption/explosive event at Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai #Tongaerupti

(@PINK1963DSW)
10:35pm PDT - August 10th, 2022
RT @oswaldosrm: Extremely powerful Sonic Boom from the #volcano in #Tonga 

#TongaVolcano #Tongaeruption https://t.co/UbewFIzYRe

RT @oswaldosrm: Extremely powerful Sonic Boom from the #volcano in #Tonga #TongaVolcano #Tongaeruption https://t.co/UbewFIzYRe

(@PINK1963DSW)
10:35pm PDT - August 10th, 2022
RT @7eights2nine10: Flooding is occurring in Santa Cruz, #California | #Tonga #Tsunami #Volcano #Tongaeruption https://t.co/gzArtku2mx

RT @7eights2nine10: Flooding is occurring in Santa Cruz, #California | #Tonga #Tsunami #Volcano #Tongaeruption https://t.co/gzArtku2mx

(@PINK1963DSW)
10:34pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @NWS: NOAA and partners provide communications aid to Tonga in tsunami's wake. #TongaTsunami https://t.co/5MmKGxYygw https://t.co/UnvkW…

(@PINK1963DSW)
10:29pm PDT - August 10th, 2022
RT @sharkpartyqq: BREAKING NEWS: neco arc hit the juckport! https://t.co/E7KNQ14XaH

RT @sharkpartyqq: BREAKING NEWS: neco arc hit the juckport! https://t.co/E7KNQ14XaH

Tuwa (@tonga_tuwa)
8:15am PDT - August 8th, 2022

RT @HHichilema: Today we joined HRH Senior Chief Hamusonde to grace the Lwanza traditional ceremony of Tonga, Lundwe and Ila people of Bwee…

Able (@Able52174451)
8:13am PDT - August 8th, 2022

RT @MrsHichilema: At the invitation of His Royal Highness, Senior Chief Hamusonde, we attended the Lwiindi-Lwanza Traditional Ceremony. It…

Able (@Able52174451)
8:13am PDT - August 8th, 2022

RT @SpaceRef: Tonga Eruption Blasted Unprecedented Amount of Water Into Stratosphere https://t.co/4WCYKKEmuA #earth https://t.co/zcyXBa4x4u

NASA Watch (@NASAWatch)
8:10am PDT - August 8th, 2022

RT @neilhimself: Tonga! That's remarkably cool.

Dexmanie ⚖ (@Chidex_A15)
8:07am PDT - August 8th, 2022

RT @NASAJPL: When the Tonga volcano erupted on Jan. 15, @NASA’s Microwave Limb Sounder detected a huge amount of water vapor entering the a…

Abigail Djenara (@bounzded)
8:06am PDT - August 8th, 2022

RT @neilhimself: Tonga! That's remarkably cool.

Fabiana (@fabiruiva)
8:05am PDT - August 8th, 2022

Tonga Eruption Blasted Unprecedented Amount of Water Into Stratosphere https://t.co/4WCYKKEmuA #earth https://t.co/zcyXBa4x4u

SpaceRef (@SpaceRef)
8:05am PDT - August 8th, 2022
Amazon finally fulfilled this order! Belated Christmas present for Trisha, not sure whether to start with Tonga Toast or the Hoop De Doo fried chicken! #disneysnacks #disneyfood https://t.co/Ci9mbNCq4W

Amazon finally fulfilled this order! Belated Christmas present for Trisha, not sure whether to start with Tonga Toast or the Hoop De Doo fried chicken! #disneysnacks #disneyfood https://t.co/Ci9mbNCq4W

Trisha & Joe (@wheeling2disney)
8:02am PDT - August 8th, 2022