Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano (Tonga): another stunning footage of eruption seen from boat
Thu, 30 Dec 2021, 05:2005:20 AM | BY: MARTIN
The explosive eruption of the volcano continues characterized by dark and dense masses of pyroclastic material and ground-hugging currents known as base surges, typical signs of surtseyan and phreatomagmatic eruptions.
The cock's tail generated by the eruption from Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano on 28 December (image: Ioana Kalo Sugar/facebook)
Another spectacular footage has been recorded by eyewitnesses from the boat floating while eruption on 28 December.
The powerful blast ejected rocket-like fragments, as seen from a distance, arcing upwards along parabolic paths known as cypressoid or cock's tail effect.
The cock's tail is well visible in the first seconds of the video (source: Ioana Kalo Sugar/facebook)