Wave created by Tonga volcano eruption reached 90 meters—nine times taller than 2011 Japan tsunami

The eruption created an initial wave 90 meters high. Credit: University of Bath The initial tsunami wave created by the eruption of the underwater Hunga Tonga Ha’apai volcano in Tonga in January 2022 reached 90 meters in height, around nine times taller than that from the highly destructive 2011 Japan tsunami, new research has found. … Read more