Tonga eruption blasted enough water to fill 58,000 Olympic pools into the Earth’s atmosphere, NASA says

Tonga eruption blasted enough water to fill 58,000 Olympic pools into the Earth's atmosphere, NASA says

When the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai undersea volcano erupted on Jan. 15, 40 miles (65 kilometers) north of Tonga’s capital, it created a tsunami and sonic boom that swept across the globe, twice . The eruption sent a tall plume of water vapor into the stratosphere, which is between 8 and 33 miles (12 and 53 …

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