Tonga Tsunami hits California Coast in Pacifica #Tsunami #CaliforniaTsunami



Video captured by Savannah Peterson January 15th at 8:30am as the Tonga Tsunami came ashore in Pacifica, California just south of San Francisco. To donate to relief efforts in Tonga:

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  1. "But I can say that the future does not look rosy for the Earth’s humanity, because the Earth is increasingly resisting human
    machinations". Billy Edouard Meier, 790th Contact,Tuesday, 4th January 2022, SSSC Hinterschmidrüti,Switzerland.

  2. [5:59]

    Say: O People of the Scripture! Do ye blame us for aught else than that we believe in Allah and that which is revealed unto us and that which was revealed aforetime, and because most of you are evil-livers ?

    [5:60]

    Shall I tell thee of a worse (case) than theirs for retribution with Allah ? (Worse is the case of him) whom Allah hath cursed, him on whom His wrath hath fallen and of whose sort Allah hath turned some to apes and swine, and who serveth idols. Such are in worse plight and further astray from the plain road.

    [5:61]

    When they come unto you (Muslims), they say: We believe; but they came in unbelief and they went out in the same; and Allah knoweth best what they were hiding.

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    And thou seest many of them vying one with another in sin and transgression and their devouring of illicit gain. Verily evil is what they do.

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    Why do not the rabbis and the priests forbid their evil-speaking and their devouring of illicit gain ? Verily evil is their handiwork.

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    The Jews say: Allah’s hand is fettered. Their hands are fettered and they are accursed for saying so. Nay, but both His hands are spread out wide in bounty. He bestoweth as He will. That which hath been revealed unto thee from thy Lord is certain to increase the contumacy and disbelief of many of them, and We have cast among them enmity and hatred till the Day of Resurrection. As often as they light a fire for war, Allah extinguisheth it. Their effort is for corruption in the land, and Allah loveth not corrupters.

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    If only the People of the Scripture would believe and ward off (evil), surely We should remit their sins from them and surely We should bring them into Gardens of Delight.

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    If they had observed the Torah and the Gospel and that which was revealed unto them from their Lord, they would surely have been nourished from above them and from beneath their feet. Among them there are people who are moderate, but many of them are of evil conduct.

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    O Messenger! Make known that which hath been revealed unto thee from thy Lord, for if thou do it not, thou wilt not have conveyed His message. Allah will protect thee from mankind. Lo! Allah guideth not the disbelieving folk.

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    Say O People of the Scripture! Ye have naught (of guidance) till ye observe the Torah and the Gospel and that which was revealed unto you from your Lord. That which is revealed unto thee (Muhammad) from thy Lord is certain to increase the contumacy and disbelief of many of them. But grieve not for the disbelieving folk.

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    Lo! those who believe, and those who are Jews, and Sabaeans, and Christians – Whosoever believeth in Allah and the Last Day and doeth right – there shall no fear come upon them neiither shall they grieve.

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    We made a covenant of old with the Children of Israel and We sent unto them messengers. As often as a messenger came unto them with that which their souls desired not (they became rebellious). Some (of them) they denied and some they slew.

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    They thought no harm would come of it, so they were wilfully blind and deaf. And afterward Allah turned (in mercy) toward them. Now (even after that) are many of them wilfully blind and deaf. Allah is Seer of what they do.

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    They surely disbelieve who say: Lo! Allah is the Messiah, son of Mary. The Messiah (himself) said: O Children of Israel, worship Allah, my Lord and your Lord. Lo! whoso ascribeth partners unto Allah, for him Allah hath forbidden paradise. His abode is the Fire. For evil-doers there will be no helpers.

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    They surely disbelieve who say: Lo! Allah is the third of three; when there is no God save the One God. If they desist not from so saying a painful doom will fall on those of them who disbelieve.

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    Will they not rather turn unto Allah and seek forgiveness of Him ? For Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.

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    The Messiah, son of Mary, was no other than a messenger, messengers (the like of whom) had passed away before him. And his mother was a saintly woman. And they both used to eat (earthly) food. See how We make the revelations clear for them, and see how they are turned away!

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    Say: Serve ye in place of Allah that which possesseth for you neither hurt nor use ? Allah it is Who is the Hearer, the Knower.

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    Say: O People of the Scripture! Stress not in your religion other than the truth, and follow not the vain desires of folk who erred of old and led many astray, and erred from a plain road.

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    Those of the Children of Israel who went astray were cursed by the tongue of David, and of Jesus, son of Mary. That was because they rebelled and used to transgress.

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    They restrained not one another from the wickedness they did. Verily evil was that they used to do!

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    Thou seest many of them making friends with those who disbelieve. Surely ill for them is that which they themselves send on before them: that Allah will be wroth with them and in the doom they will abide.

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    If they believed in Allah and the Prophet and that which is revealed unto him, they would not choose them for their friends. But many of them are of evil conduct.

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    Thou wilt find the most vehement of mankind in hostility to those who believe (to be) the Jews and the idolaters. And thou wilt find the nearest of them in affection to those who believe (to be) those who say: Lo! We are Christians. That is because there are among them priests and monks, and because they are not proud.

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    When they listen to that which hath been revealed unto the messengers, thou seest their eyes overflow with tears because of their recognition of the Truth. They say: Our Lord, we believe. Inscribe us as among the witnesses.

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    How should we not believe in Allah and that which hath come unto us of the Truth. And (how should we not) hope that our Lord will bring us in along with righteous folk ?

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    Allah hath rewarded them for that their saying – Gardens underneath which rivers flow, wherein they will abide for ever. That is the reward of the good.

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    But those who disbelieve and deny Our revelations, they are owners of hell-fire.

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    O ye who believe! Forbid not the good things which Allah hath made lawful for you, and transgress not, Lo! Allah loveth not transgressors.

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    Eat of that which Allah hath bestowed on you as food lawful and good, and keep your duty to Allah in Whom ye are believers.

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    Allah will not take you to task for that which is unintentional in your oaths, but He will take you to task for the oaths which ye swear in earnest. The expiation thereof is the feeding of ten of the needy with the average of that wherewith ye feed your own folk, or the clothing of them, or the liberation of a slave, and for him who findeth not (the wherewithal to do so) then a three days’ fast. This is the expiation of your oaths when ye have sworn; and keep your oaths. Thus Allah expoundeth unto you His revelations in order that ye may give thanks.

    [5:90]

    O ye who believe! Strong drink and games of chance and idols and divining arrows are only an infamy of Satan’s handiwork. Leave it aside in order that ye may succeed.

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    Satan seeketh only to cast among you enmity and hatred by means of strong drink and games of chance, and to turn you from remembrance of Allah and from (His) worship. Will ye then have done ?

    [5:92]

    Obey Allah and obey the messenger, and beware! But if ye turn away, then know that the duty of Our messenger is only plain conveyance (of the message).

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  3. Thank goodness I don't live close to the ocean or have my house on beachfront property right within Striking Distance of a tsunami or unusually big waves during the winter months and if your house gets wrecked due to a large tsunami that's going to play for keeps don't ask me as a tax-paying US citizen not to pay into your repairs of your beachfront property whatsoever and at the same time don't ask for my insurance company to raise my rates just because you want to live right at the water's edge !

  4. Awwww, I lived there in '87 '88. Such a precious little town.
    (. . . Except for the chunks of apartments that have been falling into the ocean in recent years.)
    Mazetti's bakery still there? Had a crush on that girl : )

  5. In the interest of full disclosure, it was a full moon (or nearly so) and the tide was high right at the time of the "tsunami". Also, there has been decent sized surf this week. The tsunami was a little bit of a boost. The Santa Cruz Harbor parking lot flooded, but it's done that before.

  6. This is absolutely clickbait! For anyone who actually understands the ocean, this happens at the Pacifica pier EVERYTIME we have a high tide + large swell – which is exactly what happened this day (6ft high with 10ft @15 NW swell).

    The poster here is simply trying to attract views unfortunately..

  7. Somewhere in CA dozens of cars were partially submerged. Sucks to be them. Interesting to see if insurance will cover them since they were parked near a marina and there would be at least a full 24 hrs of advanced notice.

  8. Pacifica Native here. Family has lived there for 52 years. THIS IS NOTHING! Should have seen the houses that used to be in front of the beach before they all got remodeled. The water went up several blocks. Broke that pier to the left and demolished the ocean walls.

  9. So if it were a seriously large event these people would be half way to Hawaii by now. Say the shelf in Hawaii collapsed the beach front would be 5 miles out to sea. Just saying.

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