From space: This is how the eruption of the volcano that caused the tsunami in Tonga was seen
Washington, United States. –The eruption of the volcano that caused an incredibly large and dangerous volcanic eruption was seen from space Tsunami on the island of Tonga, New Zealand.
In social networks, there are already many videos captured by satellites in space and you can see the moment when the explosion begins.
volcano Southern Ha’apai . people It sent a mushroom of smoke and ash into the air and a shock wave across the surrounding sea, which could be seen from space.
See: Tsunami warning for the US west coast and flooding in Hawaii after a volcano erupts in Tonga
The explosion lasted for eight minutes, and was so powerful that “like distant thunder” was heard in Fiji, more than 800 kilometers away.
Currently, New Zealand, Fiji, Vanuatu, American Samoa, Australia, Ecuador, part of the United States and Chile have already issued tsunami warnings, while Honduran authorities have asked for caution on the Pacific coast in case of any repercussions from the tsunami.
Also: Chile warns of a possible ‘minor tsunami’ on Easter Island after the eruption of the volcano in Tonga
Impressive eruption of the marine volcano in # Tonga. Warning #tsunami on the beaches #security. Already touched #JapanAnd #Hawaii and the United States of America (# California) with waves 1 meter high, which is enough to enter the sea. It is expected to arrive in Chile soon. #arica #coquimbo #galapagos # Valparaiso # serena pic.twitter.com/nAKCbDjtm5
– MAPB (AngelicaParis) January 15 2022