Icelands Grimvotn Volcano Eruption by NASAs Terra satellite

With the help the MODIS instrument on NASA’s Terra satellite researchers can take the photo of the Grimsvotn volcano eruption in Iceland.The Grimsvotn volcano throw up on May 22, 2011 at 13:00 UTC.The photos were taken just eight hours apart on May 22.The Grimsvotn volcano disclose a huge cloud of ash that shot 12 miles (15 km) above sea level at its peak.The volcano generated about 1,000 times more lightning strikes per hour than the eruption of Iceland’s last major volcano event, Eyjafjallajokull.The Grimvotn volcano’s opening plume blast-off higher into the atmosphere.

source:www.nasa.gov