The eruption of Mount Grimsvotn From Satellites Cause the cloud of volcanic eruption cloud rising to a height of 20 kilometers.

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The eruption of Mount Grimsvotn From Satellites Cause the cloud of volcanic eruption cloud rising to a height of 20 kilometers.

Post  Princess_Louis on Tue May 24, 2011 3:27 pm


VIVAnews - Mount Grímsvötn, a mountain located in the Southeast region of Iceland erupted on May 21, 2011 last. As a result of the eruption, dust and particles thrown into the air to a height of 12 kilometers and is accompanied by a number of earthquakes.

Throw dust disrupt air travel in the area of ​​Iceland, Greenland, Scotland, and Norway on 22 and 23 May. According to statistics, the scale of the eruption was much larger than the eruption in 2010 Eyjafjallajokull ago.

The eruption also menyebkan cloud of volcanic plume rising to a height of 20 kilometers. Compared to the eruption in 2004, the scale of this eruption 10 times more powerful. In fact this is the biggest eruption Grimsvotn during the last 100 years.

A total of 2 thousand tons of ash per second scores. In total, within the first 48 hours, the mountain spewed 120 million tons of dust and volcanic rocks. With that much vomit, Grimsvotn 2011 eruption was entered into the classification scale of 4 volcanic explosive index (VEI).

What the eruption of the mountain when seen from outer space? Here VIDEO: The eruption of Mount Grimsvotn From Satellites. (Source: LiveLeak, Space.com) (er)
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