The lava fountains shot up 50 meters (164 feet) into the air. A screenshot from the video.Photo: Ármann Höskuldsson/Institute of Earth Sciences.
The eruption at Holuhraun was a play of lava fountains today. Volacanologist Ármann Höskuldsson took a video of the eruption which can be seen here. He stresses that the volcano can be dangerous and that nobody should move closer to it than a five-minute run to the next car.