A tsunami advisory has been issued for Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific coast after and undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near Tonga on Saturday.

California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska and the Canadian province of British Columbia could all be affected, the National Tsunami Warning Center said in a bulletin.

Residents living near beaches, harbors, marinas and other coastal areas were advised to move away from the shore and make their way inland or uphill, the bulletin added.

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