Fountain of Lava Erupts From La Palma Volcano

A fountain of lava was observed erupting from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma on September 28.

Copernicus EMS said on Tuesday that satellite imagery indicated that some 589 buildings and 21 kilometers (13.5 miles) of roadway had been destroyed by volcanic activity since September 19.

This footage, recorded early on Tuesday morning, shows a fountain of lava spouting into the air.

The source of the footage, idafe.com, a website dedicated to paragliding in La Palma, said that the Cumbre Vieja volcano was active through the night. Credit: idafe.com via Storyful

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