Friday, September 5, 2014

Collection of Videos Showing the Eruption of Papua New Guinea's Tavurvur Volcano

Papua New Guinea's Tavurvur Volcano eruption
Papua New Guinea's Tavurvur Volcano eruption.
Papua New Guinea's Tavurvur Volcano located on the island of New Britain erupted a on Friday spurting volcanic ash tens of thousands of feet into the sky.

Craig Earl-Spurr, a meteorologist with the Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Center in Australia. said the eruption of began early Friday and spewed a thick tower of ash as high as 60,000 feet above sea level.

The volcano is situated only a few kilometers from the township of Rabaul. In 1994, Tavurvur erupted at the same time as nearby Mount Vulcan, destroying Rabaul.

Here are a collection of some of the videos coming out from the area. The first one is absolutely amazing (volume on).