Volcano erupts on Satsumaio Island, says Japan's Meteorological Agency - VIDEO

Volcano erupts on Satsumaio Island, says Japan's Meteorological Agency - VIDEO
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A volcano has erupted on Satsumaio island in southeastern Japan, the country's Meteorological Agency says. The eruption occurred around 5:36 p.m, the agency added, APA reports citing Sputnik.

It has also issued a level 2 warning on a scale of up to 5 after the eruption of the Sakurajima volcano. No reports of damage have been made so far. 

A video of the eruption is available online.

Sakurajima is said to be the most active volcano in Japan. Formerly an island, it is now a peninsula in the country's Kagoshima Prefecture in Kyushu. 

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