Hunga Tonga Erupts

The massive eruption of the Tonga volcano has thrown enough water to fill 58,000 Olympic swimming pools into the stratosphere

This looping video shows an umbrella cloud generated by the underwater eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano on January 15, 2022. The GOES-17 satellite captured the series of images which also show shock waves in crescent shape and lightning bolts. . Credit: NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens using GOES imagery courtesy of …

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