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Tsunami advisories have been lifted for most California cities

The possibility of large waves may still present themselves along coastlines.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Tsunami Advisories issues for the western US, Canada, Mexico, and Alaska have mostly expired. Some small inlets are still seeing advisories posted as of 6:35 pm Saturday for Crescent City, CA, Most of the San Francisco Bay and Delta, as well as areas from San Luis Obispo to Laguna Beach. As of 8:15 pm Crescent City, and the coastline from San Luis Obispo to Santa Barbara remains in Tsunami Advisory. All other Tsunami Advisories have been lifted.

At 8:27 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on Jan. 14, an earthquake with preliminary magnitude 1.0 occurred near the Tonga Islands.

This underwater volcanic eruption led to a Tsunami Advisory for the West Coast including the California Coastline..

Related: Tsunami threat recedes after huge Pacific volcanic eruption

The Tsunami Advisory was in effect for the coastal areas of California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia and Alaska from the California/Mexico border to Alaska. 

Tsunami advisories mean that a tsunami capable of producing strong currents or waves dangerous to persons in or very near the water is expected or is already occurring.

Areas in the advisory should not expect widespread inundation.

Tsunamis are a series of waves dangerous many hours after initial arrival time. The first wave may not be the largest.

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