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J J
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Would have been interesting to experience first hand.

Mt Tavurvur, Friday.

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shumyum
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♒♒♒♒♎♒♒♒♒ sloooowly sinking
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Meanwhile, in Iceland, there's a volcano-tornado:

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Erik D
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Alright, who wants to math out how far away from the volcano they are based on the time between the eruption and the sonic boom?
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erak wrote:
Alright, who wants to math out how far away from the volcano they are based on the time between the eruption and the sonic boom?


I saw this in the comments, but I am too lazy to check the math.
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Given the timing delay of the shock wave — 13 seconds or so — so the folks on the boat were just over 4 km away (2.5 miles).


Edit: I checked the math and 2.5 miles away is close to what I got (2.65 miles).
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...headshot?
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