Thursday, November 10, 2011

El Hierro Eruption Nears Water Surface (Video)

Stunning video from MSNBC shows the volcano eruption on El Hierro in the Canary Islands erupting huge bubbles, and nearly breaking the surface of the water. (Shown Below)

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The volcano has entered the Surtseyan phase, meaning it is about to break the ocean surface and begin to form solid land. As the eruption is ongoing and shows no signs of slowing down as of this writing, the volcano may very well produce a brand new island right before our eyes! Volcanic tremor and harmonic tremor are ongoing and it is still unconfirmed whether or not another eruptive vent has opened up to the north of El Golfo on El Hierro. This needs some follow up to determine.

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