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, ONA 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.