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TOKYO: The Japan Meteorological Agency issued tsunami warnings of up to 3 meters for the regions facing the Pacific Ocean including remote islands of Amami and Tokara south of Okinawa.
Hokkaido and other prefectures have already hit by less than one meters tsunamis and more might hit, a live broadcast reported at 1:10 AM on Sunday January 16 japan time.
The agency advised people in Japan along the coast or rivers to immediately evacuate buildings to safe places such as highlands.
The epicenter of the eruption is in the South Pacific at an unknown depth and magnitude, according to the agency.