A New Baby Island Has Just Been Born In The Pacific Ocean

A new island has sprung up in a patch of the southwest Pacific Ocean riddled with underwater volcanoes. The island was formed from an underwater volcano in the Central Tonga Islands on September 10. By September 20, the island had grown to cover 24,000 square meters (6 acres) with an elevation of 10 meters (33 feet) The new island can be found southwest of Late Island, northeast of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha‘apai, and northwest of Mo‘unga’one.

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