An event centuries in the making, FOX4’s Karli Ritter visits Iceland’s erupting volcano

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A volcanic eruption in Iceland was 800 years in the making, and FOX4’s Karli Ritter took a trip to see it for herself!

The Fagradalsfjall volcano erupted on the Reykjanes peninsula on March 19, now tourists can visit to see fresh lava flow from the shield eruption.

Watch the video to see why scientists refer to this as a “peaceful eruption” and see spectacular views from her trip to the volcano.

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