Off the coast of Tonga: Shock wave after eruption of undersea volcano can be heard even in Alaska

An underwater volcano has erupted off the Pacific Ocean off the Kingdom of Tonga. So far there have been no reports of injuries or deaths. However, a tsunami warning was issued.

Nuku’alofa/Wellington | The eruption of a submarine volcano near the island nation of Tonga has prompted tsunami warnings across much of the Pacific. A tsunami warning was issued for all of Tonga on Saturday, according to the local weather agency. Local media reported tidal waves had bottomed out after Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano erupted.

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