‘Sharkcano’ view from space shows an undersea volcano erupting


Superheated, acidic water surrounds an underwater volcano dubbed “sharkcano” in fresh imagery from the Landsat 9 satellite.

Discolored water is visible from space in the zone around Kavachi Volcano in the Solomon Islands, a Pacific island nation east of Papua New Guinea, in an image recently featured (opens in new tab) on NASA’s Earth Observatory website.