Tsunami threat declared in the Philippines after earthquake in Taiwan

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The Philippines has issued a tsunami warning following a magnitude 7.5 earthquake in Taiwan. The Institute of Volcanology and Seismology of the Philippines reported this.

The coastal areas of the Philippine islands will encounter high tsunami waves from the Pacific Ocean, according to the institute’s forecast.

“Residents of coastal areas are strongly advised to immediately evacuate to higher ground or move away from the sea.”the institute urged in a statement.

Let us remind you that on the night of April 3, a powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 occurred off the eastern coast of Taiwan. Eyewitnesses published footage of the consequences of the disaster on social networks. Immediately after this, the Japan Meteorological Agency reported a tsunami threat in Okinawa Prefecture. According to NHK television, the tsunami caused by the earthquake has already reached the coast of the Japanese island of Yenaguni.

Source: Ren TV


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