Deepest erupting volcano

Last updated: October 14, 2017 at 14:25 pm

1,219 m (4,000 ft) – Scientists funded by NOAA and the National Science Foundation recorded the deepest erupting volcano yet discovered. Eruption of the West Mata Volcano (Lau Basin) in May 2009, occurred in an area bounded by Fiji, Tonga and Samoa.

SOURCE:
Scientists Discover and Image Explosive Deep-Ocean Volcano. NOAA. 2009-12-17

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