Metis Shoal volcano news & activity updates:
Metis Shoal volcano (Tonga, Tonga Islands) activity update: New submarine eruption
Thursday Oct 17, 2019 12:55 PM | DOOR: MJFLEGEND
Eruption plume seen on Sentinal satellite imagery.A submarine eruption was spotted on Monday, with a steam plume rising up to 5km (17,000ft) above the water surface. The Aviation Colour Code was raised to Orange by the Tonga Met Service.
No other signs of the eruption have manifested on the surface so far, but the previous eruption in 1995 was explosive.
Monday, Oct 14, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [meer...]