Tsunami advisory no longer in effect for Washington coast

SPOKANE, Wash. — The tsunami advisory is is now over for the West coast.

The advisory lasted for several hours, however there were not many reports of strong waves hitting the coastal cities.

Tonga’s largest island, which was right next to the volcano, got hit with some large waves. However Japan, Hawaii, Alaska, and the U.S. west coast, which were all under advisory, barely saw large waves.

The National Weather Service said Tonga had a 1.0 magnitude earthquake, but nothing much came of it.

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