There was a massive volcanic eruption near Tonga yesterday and the footage of the explosion and the subsequent tsunami are absolutely harrowing

Jan 15th

A massive underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga last night has generated multiple tsunami warnings with reports of major tsunami activity already surfacing.

The volcanic explosion itself was captured by multiple satellite imagers:

Just look at this thing:

You could hear the explosion from Fiji:

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Video of alleged tsunamis, meanwhile, shows potential devastation at Tonga:

Big prayers for the people of Tonga and anyone else in the path of any danger from this event.

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Update: Tsunami advisory in effect for the U.S. West Coast as the effects from the blast have reached California!


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