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Tonga’s Underwater Volcano

Is it possible to predict volcanic activity below sea level?

photo by Pexels, courtesy of Pixabay

On Saturday, January 15th, the island nation of Tonga was disrupted with an explosion 600 times as powerful as the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima. So far, at least five people have died due to the explosive event. The island itself is covered in ash, and a massive plume of ash and water vapor can even be seen from…

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