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Volcanic eruption creates a new island in the Pacific ocean, is sinking as a result of the other

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An undersea volcanic eruption, is an island nation in the Pacific Ocean near Tonga, while the sinking of another small island nearby.

The former island of Lateiki is now submerged, according to the news website Matangi Tonga. The web site lists, with reference to the geologist Taaniela Kula, that is, the new Lateiki the island is about 328 feet wide and 1,312 feet long. It’s a new island appeared in 394 metres to the west of the smaller ones, are now submerged for the first.

The earlier Lateiki the island appeared for the first time in 1995.

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On Monday, GeoNet, a collaboration between the government of New Zealand and the Earthquake Commission, and GNS Science, as tweeted from the satellite images of the area.

An overlay of satellite images of the area. The image on the right shows the relative positions of the greens, the new, larger island to the smaller ones, are now under water, is one.
(GeoNet/GNS/Landsat-8/NASA/USGS)

“As of mid-October, and we are the #Lateiki (#Metis Shoal) #the eruption using satellite imagery. On the 1st of November, a long island, were in the main focus of the business,” he said.

“The 1995 dome,” and the former Lateiki island, which seems to have been lost,” it explained.

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An overlay composite image of satellite photos taken over a number of years, it appears that the relative positions of the new and old Lateiki of the island.

Last year we had a whole Hawaiian island has disappeared beneath the waves, in the aftermath of the Hurricane, Walaka.

From Fox News: Christopher Carbone contributed to this article.
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