A volcano in southwestern Japan has had its first major eruption in 7 years. The first blast at Mount Shinmoe (Kirishima mountain range) occurred around 2:30 PM on March 10, 2018. Twenty minutes later, more followed sending smoke up 2,300 meters.
Fast forwarded shots of the eruption: a plume of smoke erupting from the crater of Mt. Shinmoe, red-hot lava spewing into the air from the eruptive crater of Mt. Shinmoe.
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