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Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano (Tonga): another stunning footage of eruption seen from boat

Thu, 30 Dec 2021, 05:20
05:20 AM | BY: MARTIN
The cock's tail generated by the eruption from Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano on 28 December (image: Ioana Kalo Sugar/facebook)
The cock's tail generated by the eruption from Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano on 28 December (image: Ioana Kalo Sugar/facebook)
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.
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)

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