Video: Incredible footage captures the moment a volcano erupts in Japan 5 years ago

Video: Incredible footage captures the moment a volcano erupts in Japan

Japan's Mount Kuchinoerabujima has erupted.

The Japanese Meteorological Agency's webcam captured the moment when Mount Kuchinoerabujima erupted today in Japan and it's some sight...

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The volcano itself was showing signs of steaming for a few days leading up to this eruption and sure enough the webcam captured it all in it's amazing, yet frightening glory.

Check it out.

https://youtu.be/pNTci6qESy0

The volcano is on a remote island, however, the ash cloud has now travelled as far as the main island causing some evacuations.

Lets hope this doesn't turn out like Eyjafjallajökull - the Icelandic volcano that erupted in 2010 leaving a massive cloud of ash causing havoc in Europe.

Clip via dutchsinse