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Tonga volcanic eruption captured in dramatic satellite footage

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Dramatic satellite footage has captured the sheer power of the underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga , showing a monstrous plume of ash and smoke bursting from …
Dramatic satellite footage has captured the sheer power of the underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga, showing a monstrous plume of ash and smoke bursting from the ocean’s surface. The eruption of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano on Saturday was recorded in real-time on an Earth-watching satellite operated by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The footage shows plumes of ash, steam and gas exploding like a mushroom cloud over the Pacific Ocean.

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