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Title: Episodic Magma Hammers for the 15 January 2022 Cataclysmic Eruption of Hunga Tonga‐Hunga Ha'apai
Key Points The 15 January 2022 Hunga Tonga‐Hunga Ha'apai eruption had four episodic seismic subevents with similar waveforms within ∼300 s An unusual upward force jump‐started each subevent A magma hammer explains the force and estimates the subsurface magma mass flux which fits the vent discharge rate based on satellite data  more » « less
Award ID(s):
2027150
NSF-PAR ID:
10454155
Author(s) / Creator(s):
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Date Published:
Journal Name:
Geophysical Research Letters
Volume:
50
Issue:
8
ISSN:
0094-8276
Format(s):
Medium: X
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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