A volcano in southern Iceland, near Grindavik,in spectacular fashion Monday night following weeks of warning signs, including thousands of earthquakes.
Iceland’s Meteorological Office said the eruption opened an approximately 2.5-mile-long fissure and created lava fountains up to 98 feet high.
Last month, the 3,400 residents of the fishing village of Grindavík, the town nearest the volcano on Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsula,in anticipation of the pending eruption.
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