Video: The moment the eruption started

The eruption in Sundhnúkagígar crater row started with a bang at 12:46 pm today, May 29, 2024.

The eruption fountain was high in the beginning of the eruption and reached a height of approximately 3.5 km. 

The webcam of mbl.is captured the moment when the eruption started, as can be seen in the footage above.

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