U.S. officials say there is no threat of a tsunami to the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii or Alaska after a magnitude-7.6 earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean near the Solomon Islands.
If a monster earthquake struck off Alaska’s coast, tsunami waves would rush toward California, swamping the nation’s largest port complex and causing major economic damage.
Federal officials say a fishing boat that washed ashore in Northern California is the first debris to reach the state that’s been confirmed as having come from the Japanese tsunami.
Across the vast Pacific, the mighty bluefin tuna carried radioactive contamination that leaked from Japan’s crippled nuclear plant to the shores of the United States 6,000 miles away — the first time a huge migrating fish has been shown to carry radioactivity such a distance.
Tsunami cleanup operations are winding down at Crescent City after crews raised the last sunken over the weekend.
Santa Cruz Harbor is open again to boat traffic.
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A California official estimates that statewide damage from last week’s tsunami exceeds $40 million.
Fishermen who had escaped to sea before the tsunami hit this struggling coastal town landed small loads of crab on Saturday, while crews surveyed damage and a family combed the beach for any sign of a man who was swept away a day ago as he photographed the waves.
First thing Friday morning, UOP administrators started tracking down students studying in Japan, and so far, the school is still searching for two students.
Officials say an elite Los Angeles County Fire Department Urban Search and Rescue team has been activated and could be in Japan by Sunday.
Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in four California counties struck by tsunami waves generated by the massive earthquake that hit Japan.