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Latest news: Tsunami

Massive earthquake jolts Japan, triggering tsunami warnings

Japan has issued several tsunami alerts after a series of strong earthquakes - including one of magnitude 7.6 - shook western areas.

Taiwan earthquake tsunami warning lifted

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake has hit the sparsely populated southeastern part of Taiwan, derailing train carriages, causing a convenience store to collapse and trapping people on a mountain.

More deaths feared in Tsunami-hit Tonga

Authorities fear the death toll could rise in tsunami-hit Tonga after footage emerged of extensive damage on small outer islands.

Australia on standby as Tonga awaits further volcanic eruption

Australian support remains on standby amid concerns an underwater volcano that erupted in Tonga and sparked a tsunami is likely to erupt again in coming days. 

Volcano erupts near Tonga, tsunami warning

Tonga has issued a tsunami warning after an undersea volcano erupted, with video posted to social media showing large waves washing ashore in coastal areas.