Tonga Volcano: Portugal has recorded changes in sea level

Portugal recorded changes in sea level in the Azores, Madeira and Benich region. The Portuguese Institute for Maritime and Atmospheric Administration (IPMA) has revealed that the “crime” was a tsunami caused by a volcanic eruption in Tonga.

The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted on Friday in one of the uninhabited islands of Tonga.

Tonga Volcano: Changes in sea level 20 to 39 cm

It was on the official website that IPMA revealed the changes in sea level. According to the published note, "the signal with the largest amplitude, about 40 cm, was recorded in the Ponta Delcada, Azores, and this phenomenon was observed on the island of Madeira (measured at 20 cm in the funnel) and on the ground. Values ​​here were generally less than 20" [centímetros], Except Beniche, 39 [centímetros]".

The note further states, "The origin of these recordings is related to the atmospheric shock wave resulting from the volcanic eruption, which spread around the world, creating specific conditions in the oceans that energize the generation of a tsunami. Meteor - tsunami of volcanic origin".

Tonga Volcano: Portugal has recorded changes in sea level

"The tsunami, which formed in the Pacific Ocean, spread to various oceans, including the Atlantic. , IPMA adds, and states that "it is monitoring the development of the situation."

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