Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours
22-29 May 2021: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini - Isla de Santorini, Grecia
24 Jun - 8 Jul 2021: Colors of Iceland: Fire, Earth, Ice and Water - Iceland
7-15 May 2022: From Stromboli to Etna - Sicila and Eolian Islands (Italy)
: espacios disponibles / : garantizada / : pocos espacios a la izquierda / : una reserva con antelación

Tonga and Fiji Islands: volcano news & updates

Thu, 7 Nov 2019, 07:17
New elongated island with reduced area 22 000 m² (image: Sentinel 2/Copernicus/Culture Volcano)
GeoNet reported that by 1 November the eruption at Metis Shoal (Lateiki) had formed an elongated island with no visible evidence of the old 1995 dome. ... leer todo
Thu, 24 Oct 2019, 11:05
Eruption plume seen from Metis Shoal (image: Sentinel hub)
Since last update on 17 October The Wellington VAAC reported that on 22 October pilots observed intermittent white plumes rising from Metis Shoal (Lateiki) to 3.7 km (12,000 ft). There was no ash signature in the plumes. leer todo

Volcanes en Tonga (21)

Ata Volcanic Complex | Curacoa | Falcon Island | Feinga Seamount | Fonualei | Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai | Kao | Late | Metis Shoal | Niuafo'ou | Tafahi | Tafu-Maka | Tofua | Toku | Unnamed | Unnamed 18.325°S/174.365°W | Unnamed 20.85°S/175.53°W | Unnamed 21.15°S/175.75°W | Unnamed 21.38°S/175.65°W | Unnamed 24.8°S/177.02°W | West Mata
Ata Volcanic Complex
(Unknown)
[màs]
Curacoa
(Submarine volcano)
[màs]
Falcon Island
(Submarine volcano)
[màs]
Feinga Seamount
(Submarine)
[màs]
Fonualei
(Stratovolcano)
[màs]
Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai
(Submarine volcano)
The small islands of Hunga Tonga and Hunga Ha'apai cap a large seamount located about 30 km SSE of Falcon Island, approximately 65 km NW of Vuna Wharf, Nuku’alofa, and 70 km SW of Nomuka Island. [màs]
Kao
(Stratovolcano)
[màs]
Late
(Stratovolcano)
[màs]
Metis Shoal
(Submarine volcano)
[màs]
Niuafo'ou
(Shield volcano)
[màs]
Tafahi
(Stratovolcano)
[màs]
Tafu-Maka
(Submarine volcano)
[màs]
Tofua
(Caldera)
Aerial photo of Tofua (Tonga Ministry of Lands, Survey, and Natural Resources, 1990, published in Taylor and Ewart, 1997)
Tofua volcano is the subaerial part of a large frequently active stratovolcano. It forms the 8 km wide circular Tofua Island, dominated by the 5 km wide caldera containing a freshwater lake at only 30 m above sea level and surrounded by steep 300 m cliffs.
The island is kno... [màs]
Toku
(Submarine)
[màs]
Unnamed
(Submarine)
[màs]
Unnamed 18.325°S/174.365°W
(Submarine volcano)
[màs]
Unnamed 20.85°S/175.53°W
(Submarine volcano)
[màs]
Unnamed 21.15°S/175.75°W
(Submarine volcano)
[màs]
Unnamed 21.38°S/175.65°W
(Submarine volcano)
[màs]
Unnamed 24.8°S/177.02°W
(Submarine volcano)
[màs]
West Mata
(Submarine volcano)
[màs]
Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version

Más en VolcanoDiscovery

Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Additional seismic data sources
  • Improved content in English
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery y otras fuentes como se ha señalado.
Uso de material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | About us || English | Deutsch
Siga con nosotros:
Follow us on facebookFollow us on TwitterVisit our Youtube channel