Giant Underwater Volcano Exploration, Tsunami Warning In Tonga

After a Giant underwater Volcano exploration, tsunami warring has been issued several countries like Tonga, Fiji, and New Zealand. Wave washing was seen from a church and several houses from Tonga which was shared on social media. Eyewitnesses of Capital, Nuku’alofa say ash falling from the sky. Local people are requested to move a higher safe place. Hunga Tonga is the largest volcano is the largest in a series of eruptions of Hunga Haʻapai volcano.

Tsunami warning in Tonga

Officials in the capital Suva told, eight-minute eruption was so devastating that its sound could be heard even at a distance of 800 KM in Fiji.

Tonga Geological Services reported volcanic gas, smoke and ash have spread over 20 KM in the sky. Tonga’s capital Nuku’alofa is 65KM far from north of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai. According to Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology, tsunami wave 1.2 meters has been noticed. Extreme levels of flood danger were announced by officials in New Zealand, which is 2300 km away from the site of the eruption.

“Strong and unusual currents and unpredictable surges at the shore” The National Emergency Management Agency told. Weather Watch, local forecaster tweeted “The energy release is simply astonishing”, and also said “Reports of people hearing the sonic booms across New Zealand.”.

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