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Volcano Eruption - keep watching when the screen goes dark

Sorry, got reading the timeline and forgot to post the information, and since some people asked.

White Island Volcano eruption on Dec. 9, 2019 - New Zealand
This extraordinary video, taken automatically from a home-installed camera, shows New Zealand’s White Island volcano eruption 9 Dec 2019, where 5 people died.
Can’t believe the camera worked 24 seconds after things subsided!
**At the beginning: Please wait for 24 seconds when nature’s roar begins and, most importantly, another 24 seconds after the blackout.
It appears that the video has ended, but it hasn’t ….the screen clears to reveal the town devastation and the resulting flaming volcano.
This volcano eruption was filmed by an unmanned camera.
Keep watching even after the screen goes black.
The camera continues to transmit.
The town had been evacuated, but unfortunately, a tour boat was at the island. The boat is not in the video.

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@tchambers Thanks for asking - Should have posted that information with it.

White Island Volcano eruption on Dec. 9, 2019 - New Zealand
Can’t believe the camera worked 24 seconds after things subsided!
**At the beginning: Please wait for 24 seconds when nature’s roar begins and, most importantly, another 24 seconds after the blackout.
It appears that the video has ended, but it hasn’t ….the screen clears to reveal the town devastation and the resulting flaming volcano.
This volcano eruption was filmed by an unmanned camera.
Keep watching even after the screen goes black.
The camera continues to transmit.
The town had been evacuated, but unfortunately, a tour boat was at the island. The boat is not in the video.
This extraordinary video, taken automatically from a home-installed camera, shows New Zealand’s White Island volcano eruption 9 Dec 2019, where 5 people died.

@louiscouture believe the town had been evacuated several days prior.

@marathon that's a relief. I imagined the death. It's only material losses

@marathon Damn, Pompeii all over again. Minus casualties I’d think in this modern day and age. That was pretty impressive.

@marathon What was a tour boat doing there when an eruption was expected?!

@marathon
Facebook blocked the video, even without the description that FB claims is false. If it looks kinda fake, it’s because it is. Still a cool video.

@Diptchip
Yes, fooled me. Somebody went to great length to writeup the description that went along with it too! So it originally was posted on Facebook eh? Didn’t know that either.

@marathon looks so unreal. like a computer simulation. where did this happen? is it real?

@nergal @marathon It's not real. I've seen this footage in a museum on a larger screen. Actually it was a fake room and this was played on a screen behind a window. I think this museum must have been in New Zealand. It's impressive, but please don't spread fake news, thanks

@Cheatha

OK Thanks for the information, didn’t know it was a simulation and would not intentionally post a hoax.

@nergal

@marathon @Cheatha @nergal there are so much hints you can detect yourself it‘s a simulation:
- there is too much regularity in the dark cloud
- there is no „tsunami“/wave
- there is no shaking of the camera
- the pyroclastic cloud would have destroyed the camera
- after the dark seconds, it is just obvious: have a look at the volcano and the regularity in the ascending dark cloud

So yes, it‘s a simulation and it‘s not fake. Fake would it be, if you declare it as real.

@marathon That is awesome, and a really good advert for the robustness of the camera that took that.

@zleap
Yeah, unfortunately I’ve been informed that it’s a simulation that’s shown in a museum in NZ. Had me fooled!

@marathon Yeah, i doubt many cameras would survive that either Given the pressure / temperatures involved etc. Would look great on a big screen with surround sound though eh, or iMAX

@marathon
Fascinating animation. It is impressive to watch. Probably even more in the Auckland Museum. 🙂
It pays off to do a fact check for this kind of mind-blowing video. E.g. for this one:
snopes.com/fact-check/white-is

@marathon Must be a very good webcam. Thats's fake, no?

@Hiker
Yes unfortunately - found out after posting. Brilliant render though, had me fooled!

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