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Bella Bella, British Columbia, CA

NWS says no tsunami expected after magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes off British Columbia - @bobmackin

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Hualien City, Hualien County, TW

Earthquake that hit east of Hualian, Taiwan, caused tsunami scare downgraded to magnitude 6.4 from 6.6 - @USGS

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Japan Meteorological Agency ends tsunami advisories for Miyakojima and Yaeyama areas following magnitude 6.6 earthquake - @breakingweather

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Hualien City, Hualien County, TW

Preliminary magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits east of Hualian, Taiwan; local agencies warn of possible tsunami - @USGS

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Preliminary magnitude 5.8 earthquake reported 62 miles northeast of Hihifo, Tonga; no tsunami warning in effect after the shallow earthquake - @USGS

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Philadelphia, PA, US

#BREAKING: Powerful earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea; tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific. - @FOX29philly


Papua New Guinea

Tsunami threat has largely passed for Papua New Guinea after magnitude 7.7 earthquake - @NWS_PTWC

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Papua New Guinea

Update: Main tsunami threat limited to Papua New Guinea; rest of the Pacific Rim may see minor tsunami less than 1 feet - @weatherchannel

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Papua New Guinea

Pacific Tsunami Warning Center warns waves reaching 1 to 3 meters possible for Papua New Guinea's coastlines following earthquake - @AP

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Pacific Ocean

More: No Pacific-wide tsunami threat issued after magnitude 7.7 earthquake hits near Papua New Guinea - @NWS_NTWC

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Papua New Guinea

Hazardous tsunami waves possible around Papua New Guinea after preliminary magnitude 7.7 earthquake hits off coast - @NWS_NTWC

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Nebe, East Nusa Tenggara, ID

No tsunami warning after 6.8-magnitude earthquake north of Nebe, Indonesia, Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says

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Miyako-shi, Iwate Prefecture, JP

Preliminary magnitude 5.0 earthquake reported 88 miles east-northeast of Miyako, Japan; no tsunami threat issued - @USGS

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Miyako-shi, Iwate Prefecture, JP

Preliminary magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes 87 miles east of Miyako, Japan; no threat of tsunami - @USGS

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Bali Nine drug smuggling case

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott urges Indonesia to remember Australia's help with 2004 tsunami in decision to spare 2 Australians from death row - @AFP

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Japan Meteorological Agency says tsunami advisory lifted after magnitude-6.9 earthquake off Sanriku coast - @The_Japan_News

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Photo: Updated tsunami threat map from Japan Meteorological Agency following magnitude 6.8 earthquake off northeast Japan - @W7VOA

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Only slight rises recorded as 1st tsunami waves arrive at Miyako, Japan, after earthquake; advisories still in place - @JWagstaffe

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Iwate Prefecture, JP

More: Japan's Meteorological agency says no tsunami damage expected; advisory issued for Iwate prefecture, says people should get out of water and leave coast

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Honshu, JP

Update: 1-meter wave expected to hit Japan's Iwate prefecture around 23:30 GMT (6:30 pm ET) after earthquake off Honshu, NHK reports - @Reuters (corrects typo)

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