03/11/2011 07:54 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Los Angeles Tsunami: Advisory Issued For Santa Monica

A tsunami advisory has been issued throughout coastal cities in Southern California, including Santa Monica, according to FEMA administrator Craig Fugate. The alert stems from a magnitude 8.8 earthquake that rocked the east coast of Honshu, Japan, at 9:46 Pacific Standard Time on Thursday night.

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