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Tonga and Fiji Islands: volcano news & updates

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Eruption plume seen on Sentinal satellite imagery.
Thursday, Oct 17, 2019
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. ... [more]
 

Volcanoes of Tonga Islands (17 volcanoes)

Curacoa | Falcon Island | Fonualei | Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai | Kao | Late | Metis Shoal | Niuafo'ou | Tafahi | Tafu-Maka | Tofua | 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
Curacoa
(Submarine volcano)
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Falcon Island
(Submarine volcano)
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Fonualei
(Stratovolcano)
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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. [more]

Kao
(Stratovolcano)
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Late
(Stratovolcano)
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Metis Shoal
(Submarine volcano)
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Niuafo'ou
(Shield volcano)
[more]

Tafahi
(Stratovolcano)
[more]

Tafu-Maka
(Submarine volcano)
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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... [more]

Unnamed 18.325°S/174.365°W
(Submarine volcano)
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Unnamed 20.85°S/175.53°W
(Submarine volcano)
[more]

Unnamed 21.15°S/175.75°W
(Submarine volcano)
[more]

Unnamed 21.38°S/175.65°W
(Submarine volcano)
[more]

Unnamed 24.8°S/177.02°W
(Submarine volcano)
[more]

West Mata
(Submarine volcano)
[more]
 

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