A geological survey of the volcanic activity between Hunga Tonga and Hunga Ha'apai over the weekend found that while ash eruptions are continuing, the activity appears to be less than in previous days and a lot less than in previous weeks.
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Monday 19 January 2015
Thursday 15 January 2015
Nature played with the sea and the sky over Tonga this week as an algae bloom turned the seas frothy white, chocolate and red, while the sun shone through a champagne sky - captured on camera at Kanokupolu Beach this morning.
Tuesday 30 December 2014
A continuing eruption from Tonga's active undersea volcano, Hunga Ha'apai, was clearly visible on the horizon northwest of Tongatapu today. Photos by Shane Egan
Wednesday 1 April 2009
Only a week after the massive eruption on Hunga Ha'apai on March 17-21, 2009, a group of four adventurers including a cameraman and an Italian golfer landed on the newly formed peninsula on the island and climbed up to the fragile rim of its volcanic crater, where there is a steaming sulphuric orange lake. But a volcanologist is now warning that the volcano remains extremely dangerous. Photos by GP Orbassano.
Thursday 19 March 2009
There was a moment of panic as a boatload of observers had a close encounter with an explosive eruption on Hunga Ha'apai yesterday, 18 March 2009, when they moved in close to take spectacular photographs of an eruption that is continuing today only 34 nautical miles off the coast of the capital Nuku'alofa. FROM OUR ARCHIVES.