Volcano erupting on Kuchinoerabu Island
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Footage of Japanese volcano eruption caught on film

Dramatic footage has emerged from Japan where a volcanic eruption was captured on film.

The volcano erupted suddenly on Kuchinoerabu Island, forcing the 137 islanders to be evacuated.

Experts say the plume of smoke reached as high as 9,000 metres.

  • 29 May 2015
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