The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai Volcano

| By K. Lee Lerner | The January 13, 2022 explosion of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano, an undersea volcano located about 40 miles (64 km) northwest of Tonga’s main island of Tongatapu, sent powerful blasts of ash, steam, and volcanic gases up to 25 miles (40 km) high into the atmosphere. The explosion formed a … Read more