Two days later one Volcanic eruptions can cause tsunami waves The watchtower, located in Darwin, Australia, in the Pacific, warned Monday Possible new “big bang”. Initially, the AFP agency claimed that the submarine was the latest major eruption of the volcano, but later corrected the information, saying it had not yet been confirmed.
A movement was recorded at 10:10 pm GMT on Sunday, according to a warning from the Darwin Volcanic Ash Center. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said it had detected large waves in the area and that it could be the result of another Tonga volcanic eruption.
As a precautionary measure, the United States has advised residents near the country’s west coast to stay away from the coast. Japan issued a warning, which was lifted on Sunday, asking its citizens off the Pacific coast.
Tsonga in the Pacific Ocean was hit by tsunami waves caused by a giant volcanic eruption on Saturday. Videos on social media showed water seeping through the church and several homes. Witnesses described the capital, Nuku’aloba, as being covered in ashes.
A few hours ago, a tsunami alert was issued to residents of the country Be safe on high ground. On Friday, the Tonga Geological Survey said in its Facebook post that the volcano sent ash, steam and gas up to 20 kilometers into the air. It has a circumference of 260 km.
Underwater volcanic eruption Hanga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’bai And then caused powerful waves in the South Pacific. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the tsunami hit Japan at 11:55 pm local time on the remote southern island of Amami Oshima. Too, Several warnings were issued The west coast of the United States was hit by “minor flooding” after the Hawaii eruption. The U.S. National Weather Service forecasts “Get out of beaches, harbors and marinas” along the coasts from California (west) to Alaska, forecasting waves of up to 60 centimeters, strong currents and coastal flooding.
No deaths have been reported so far, but there has been talk of a “lunar landscape” after the island was covered in volcanic ash, which pollutes water sources among others. Hours after the eruption, Tonga’s telephone and Internet connections were cut off, leaving almost 105,000 of the island’s residents completely cut off. It was later reported that power had been restored to parts of the island from neighboring New Zealand and that cell phones were slowly being revived. But the situation is unknown in some coastal areas.
This Monday, Australia and New Zealand sent surveillance flights To assess the damage in Tonga. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has promised support soon, but said ash from the volcano is hampering efforts. “There are a lot of challenges with gray cloud and communication disruption, so we are working together to provide as much support as possible for Tonga,” Morrison told the 2GB radio station.
Meanwhile, Australia’s Pacific Minister Zed Seselja said initial reports had caused no major casualties and that the airport “seemed to be in relatively good condition” but that there was “significant damage” to roads and bridges. He added that his country was in touch United States, New Zealand, France and other countries to coordinate answers.
According to experts, the eruption of the Hanga-Tonga Hanga-Ha’boi volcano has been one of the most violent in the region in recent decades. The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued.
Through images taken from space, the last eruption of the Hanga Tonga-Hunga Ha’boi volcano was able to observe the moment a mushroom sent smoke and ash into the air and a shock wave through the surrounding ocean.
In Peru, two women drowned off the coast of Lombayek (north) due to “hostile waves” after the eruption, according to the local National Emergency Response Center (COEN).
With information from Telem and the AFP agency
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