The tsunami that hit Japan after an earthquake Friday also caused extensive damage in the United States. California officials estimate the costs from the damage to harbors and boats on its coast is roughly $40 million. Damage to homes, hotels, businesses, and boats in Hawaii could also cost tens of millions of dollars. [See photos of the aftermath of the quake.]
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