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Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai vulkaan
Submarine volcano 149 m / 489 ft
Tonga, Tonga Islands, -20.57°S / -175.38°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai vulkaan boeken
Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai vulkaanuitbarstingen:
2014, 2009, 1988
Typical eruption style:
niet gespecifieerd
Laatste aardbevingen in de omgeving
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Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano news & activity updates:

Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano (Tonga Islands): eruption breaches surface, ash plume forces airlines to divert flights

Monday Jan 12, 2015 12:29 PM | DOOR: T
Forcasted volcanic ash plume from the Hunga Haapai volcanic eruption (VAAC Wellington)
Forcasted volcanic ash plume from the Hunga Haapai volcanic eruption (VAAC Wellington)
The submarine eruption has apparently breached the surface. A steam and possibly ash plume was reported to have reached up to 30,000 ft (10 km) above sea level today and yesterday, New Zealand's VAAC Wellington reported, based on pilots' observations.
According to local news, the domestic Real Tonga airline cancelled some flights in the area. Unconfirmed reports mention ash fall on Ha'apai Island. An Air New Zealand flight bound to Tonga was diverted to Samoa.
Vorig nieuws
Wednesday, Jan 07, 2015
Activity continues, but seems not to have breached the surface (for now). Recent satellite imagery with clear views show a discolored water plume and a steam plume but no ash, suggesting that that the activity is still well below the surface. ... Lees alle
Wednesday, Dec 31, 2014
Comparison of satellite images of the area of Hunga Tonga-Hunga volcano from 18 and 29 Dec 2014, showing the plume from underwater activity on the latter (images: NASA / annotations: Culture Volcan)
A new submarine eruption started at the shallow submarine volcano off Tongatapu island in the Tonga archipelago. Lees alle
Wednesday, Mar 18, 2009
A new eruption is taking place in the Tonga islands in the South Sea, between the small islands of Hunga Tonga and Hunga Ha'apai, which are the tiny suaerial parts of a large underwater volcano located about 30 km SSE of Falcon Island. The last eruptions in this area were reported in 1912, 1937 and 1988. ... Lees alle
 

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