Lasting devastation from Tonga volcano eruption revealed in satellite images

Lasting devastation from Tonga volcano eruption revealed in satellite images

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1/19/2022 12:02:00 AM

Lasting devastation from Tonga volcano eruption revealed in satellite images

Earth-watching satellites are mapping damage in Tonga from a massive undersea volcano eruption.

(Image credit: Maxar Technologies)Tonga's island Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai amidst a volcanic eruption on Jan. 15.(Image credit: Maxar Technologies)The volcanic eruption on Tonga's island of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai.(Image credit: Maxar Technologies)

Post-volcanic eruption on Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai, an island in Tonga.(Image credit: Maxar Technologies)An up-close look at the volcanic eruption on Tonga's island of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai.(Image credit: Maxar Technologies)Image 6 of 6

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