By now you all have probably seen videos of the tsunami caused by the undersea volcanic eruption or maybe some of the satellite videos of it. In some of those videos the shock wave is observable. It wasn’t just observable that way. Hours later reports from literally around the world began coming in of people hearing the sound of the volcano’s eruption.
Some Yukon residents woke up to loud sonic booms and shaking homes after an underwater volcano erupted across the Pacific Ocean.
The U.S. National Weather Service posted on Facebook that loud booming sounds heard in Alaska are the result of shock waves from an underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga that have finally reached North America.
Here is a Twitter post with a lot of reports of this.
It looks like the Krakatoa eruption may have lost its claim to being the loudest sound people ever heard on Earth.