SpaceX boss offers Starlink help for Tonga, ground station started >

Since the volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami in Tonga in mid-January, the South Pacific island nation has been without an internet connection – probably for a month, as it was said last week. That sounds like a case for Elon Musk, who, for example, made Tesla superchargers free after the floods in Germany in July … Read more

Another ‘big eruption’ of Tonga volcano detected

Satellite image of the eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano in the South Pacific, January 15, 2022. AP Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai may not have finished speaking. Another one “great eruption” was detected on this volcano, located in the South Pacific Ocean about 65 km from the capital of Tonga, Nuku’alofa, and already at the origin of tsunamis in … Read more

South Seas: Volcanic eruption erases islands and sends pressure waves to Germany

Nature & Environment south sea Volcanic eruption wipes out islands and sends pressure waves to Germany Stand: 16.01.2022 | Reading time: 3 minutes Eruption of underwater volcano prompts tsunami warning Underwater volcano eruption in South Pacific prompts tsunami warning The resulting tidal waves hit the coasts. Entire districts of Tonga have been flooded. More lightning … Read more

Tsunami in the Tonga Islands after the eruption of the volcano, the United States, Chile and Japan on alert

An image taken by Japan’s Himawari-8 satellite and released by the National Institute of Information and Communications (Japan) on January 15, 2022 shows the volcanic eruption that caused a tsunami in Tonga. The eruption was so intense it was heard as a “loud thunderclap” in Fiji, more than 800 kilometers away. HANDOUT / AFP The … Read more