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A tsunami warning was issued and then canceled Friday shortly after a major earthquake struck early Friday off the coast of Tonga.

The earthquake "generated a small tsunami," but there is "no evidence of destructive waves," said Stewart Weinstein, assistant director of the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii.

Robert Cessaro, a geophysicist with the center, said: "There's a tsunami in the water, but it's not gonna do much." Read full article »