NASA Releases Images of Eruption of ‘Sharkcano’

NASA’s Earth Observatory released satellite images of an undersea volcano erupting. The images were taken on May 14th by the Operational Land Imager 2 on the Landsat 9 satellite and shows a plume of discolored water being emitted by a submarine volcano called The Kavachi volcano which is located in the Solomon Islands. Kavachi was dubbed “Sharkcano” after a 2015 expedition to the site revealed that it was an unlikely home to two species of shark. According to NASA, the volcano erupts almost continuously and steam and ash is often visible.