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BTS 005: Amazing Footage of Volcano Eruption Shockwave


There are many videos out there showcasing the power of a volcanic eruption, but this stands out in its audio.

The video captured by Phil McNamara was of Mount Tavurvur erupting with a dominating sense of beauty.

The debris and plume of smoke are characteristic of a volcanic eruption, but the shockwave that pushed away the clouds an eye catching feature that isn't always present in other videos.

Check out the video below for the full eruption as well as the sonic boom from the shockwave that took about 12 seconds to hit Phil McNamara and friends. (Since the speed of sound is 340.29m/s, they are probably about 4km away from the volcanic spectacle.)

(Via RM Videos and JukinMedia)

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