‘Sharkcano’ view from space shows an erupting underwater volcano

Acidic, superheated water surrounds an underwater volcano dubbed “sharkcano” in recent images from the Landsat 9 satellite.

Discolored water is visible from space in the area around the Kavachi volcano in the Solomon Islands, a Pacific island nation east of Papua New Guinea, in a newly released image. (opens in a new tab) on the NASA Earth Observatory website.

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