What cheap home sensors can capture

On January 15 2022 a shockwave was sent around the whole world caused by the ‘2022 Hunga Tonga eruption and tsunami’. As an inhabitant of The Netherlands and it’s relative location on earth to Tonga (which is the opposite side of the world) I didn’t expect I would be able to read these effect from my Aquara ZigBee Humidity, Temperature and Pressure sensors, but yet I did:

Tonga shockwave pressure sensor readouts

Well isn’t that amazing and scary at the same time?

Update: a nice explanation with more details can be found in this nice article on tomshardware.com.