Experts said that the toxic ash from Saturday's volcanic eruption will have a serious impact on Tonga's natural environment.
Government officials reported three deaths so far, but they expect the number to rise as reports from outlying islands come in.
Study author Motohiko Murakami told Newsweek the faster cooling of Earth's interior could lead to "more active tectonics" in the future.
Authorities in the region continue to coordinate a response to the eruption with the full scale of the damage not yet known.
Up to 80,000 people could be without power for weeks in the nation following the natural disaster.
Angela Glover, 50, posted on social media about an "eerie silence" just before the tsunami swept her away.
National Weather Service told people to "move off the beach and out of harbors." A tsunami advisory—not as urgent as a warning—has been issued for Hawaii.
Tsunami warnings have been issued in Tonga, Fiji, American Samoa and New Zealand after the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupted.
The 75-year-old's body was found 100ft below the volcano crater rim about eight hours after his family reported him missing.
The Cumbre Vieja volcano began erupting on September 19, causing widespread destruction.
You also can't stop an eruption by cooling magma with cold water.
The Cumbre Vieja volcano first erupted on September 19 and has covered about 3,000 acres of the island with hardened lava.
The eruption caused mudflows that buried houses and vehicles in surrounding villages.
People have been fleeing the ash cloud following the eruption in Indonesia on Saturday.
Using incredibly sensitive instruments, the researchers were able to map more than 600 feet beneath the surface of the Red Planet, finding dried lava.
Volcanic fields pepper the southwestern U.S., posing a risk of new eruptions that could cause widespread devastation.
Scientists studying the formation of Sierra Nevada say volcanic eruptions between 40 and 20 million years ago made the Great Basin the highest point in the U.S.
Severely singed cat is recovering after being scorched by ash from the Cumbre Vieja volcano.
Scientists studying the Lava Creek Tuff eruption have found unusual rocks linked to the event 631,000 years ago.
GPS monitoring shows uplift of 1.5cm over the last few months, although the underlying cause of the move is unclear.
"They say it has wiped out 10 percent of the island's economy. I think it is more...it has taken everything," a local banana plantation owner said.
Incredible video shows rock covering the shoreline after tens of millions of cubic meters of material were expelled.
The Aso Volcano has been erupting sporadically for decades, according to the NASA Earth Observatory website.
The eruption sent a huge cloud of ash and dust billowing out from one of the world's most active volcanoes, which is located in Japan's Kumamoto prefecture.
A drone company in Spain is awaiting last-minute approval from Spanish authorities to utilize a cargo drone to rescue dogs surrounded by lava flow.
The structure filmed by researchers was formed as lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano reached the Atlantic and cooled to form a rocky shelf on the seafloor.
The dramatic photos showcase the devastation left in the wake of 1,100 degress Celsius lava and the toxic fumes created as it hits the ocean.
"It's not over yet, we don't even know how long there is to go. We're in nature's hands," said Canary Islands' regional president Ángel Víctor Torres.
Authorities reported "intense" activity in the area where the new eruptions occurred, sparking fears of the lava causing further destruction on the island.
The seismic event that triggered the new seafloor volcano in the Indian Ocean generated over 11,000 detectable earthquakes since May 2018.