Tonga Eruption Sent Ripples Through Earth’s Ionosphere

Tonga Eruption Sent Ripples Through Earth’s Ionosphere

Adapted from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology Earth page. https://d2pn8kiwq2w21t.cloudfront.net/media/1-tonga_goes_2022015.mp4 This looping video shows a series of GOES-17 satellite images that caught an umbrella cloud generated by the underwater eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano on Jan. 15, 2022. Crescent-shaped bow shock waves and numerous lighting strikes are also visible. Credit: NASA […]