Undersea Tongan Volcano Eruption Captured on Stunning Video

Image courtesy of Japan Meteorology Agency / AP

Following a tsunami advisory on the entire West Coast of the United States Saturday after a massive undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, a mind blowing video was released which captured the massive eruption. The eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano on Saturday sent tsunami waves crashing across the shore in Tonga, and rising water levels were reported on the coastline of Peru and the Pacific Coast.

This series of images captures the first 1 hour of today’s #HungaTongaHungaHaapai eruption, as seen by #GOES17‘s high res VIS channel. Note that “up” in these images is west pic.twitter.com/JcxfTvO0Jc

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